Industry Matters

GAIN 2016 Highlights

GAIN 2016 Highlights

Government Matters was a proud sponsor of Government Marketing University’s first GAIN conference which was a 2 day conference helping...
The rise of bid protests

The rise of bid protests

Anne Altman, vice chair at the Northern Virginia Technology Council and former General Manager of IBM U.S. Federal, discusses the...
DISA issues revised ENCORE III contract

DISA issues revised ENCORE III contract

Washington Technology editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman discussed the revised ‘request for proposals’ for ENCORE III — the Defense Information Systems Agency’s...
Acquisition planning at the Energy Department

Acquisition planning at the Energy Department

David Trimble, Director of Natural Resources and Environment Issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses his latest report on management and...
Sponsored: Industry Insights: Audit Deficiencies

Sponsored: Industry Insights: Audit Deficiencies

CohnReznick Partner, Government Contracting Industry Practice Leader Christine Williamson discusses the importance of catching audit deficiencies
Contractors deal with fiscal year deadline

Contractors deal with fiscal year deadline

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, discusses how contractors are dealing with the end of the fiscal year...
Changes to contractor regulations

Changes to contractor regulations

Eric Crusius, counsel at Miles & Stockbridge P.C., discusses the final guidance on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.
Impact of data center consolidation on contractors

Impact of data center consolidation on contractors

Mike Tanner, CEO of Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corporation, discusses the impact of data center optimization on the contractor community.
Spike in bid protests

Spike in bid protests

Sharon Steele, chair of the government contracts practice group at General Counsel, P.C., discusses the latest Deltek report which found...
Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Leidos finalizes Lockheed Martin’s IT services merger

Inside Defense editors Marjorie Censer and Tony Bertuca discussed the merger between Leidos and Lockheed Martin’s IT services businesses, plus...
GAO upholds ENCORE III protests

GAO upholds ENCORE III protests

Professional Services Council executive vice president Alan Chvotkin discussed the successful protest effort against ENCORE III — a $17.5 billion...
GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

Mary Davie, IT Category Manager for OPM, discuss GSA’s release of RFPs for Alliant 2 and the future of category...
What makes a good (or bad) RFP?

What makes a good (or bad) RFP?

VisibleThread CEO Fergal McGovern discussed the impact of poorly written documents on the federal procurement process.
Improving records management in government

Improving records management in government

Francis speaks with Michael Lewis, VP & General Manager at Iron Mountain Government Services about the challenges and opportunities in...
Suspensions and debarments down in fiscal year 2015

Suspensions and debarments down in fiscal year 2015

Tom Marcinko, consultant for Aronson’s government contract services group, discussed federal agencies’ record for suspensions and debarments in fiscal year...
Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States

Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States

Sharon Steele (General Counsel, P.C.), chair of the Government Contracts Practice Group, explains why veteran-owned small businesses that sell to...
Crunch time for the Managing Government Records Directive

Crunch time for the Managing Government Records Directive

April Chen, senior product manager at Iron Mountain Government Services, discussed coming deadlines for the Managing Government Records Directive.
Mergers & acquisition in the federal marketplace

Mergers & acquisition in the federal marketplace

Newsroom editor at Executive Mosaic, Ross Wilkers, talked about his team’s GovCon index and the stock market trends driving the government contracting...
Speed networking designed to help prime contractors meet CDM goals

Speed networking designed to help prime contractors meet CDM goals

Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation, or CDM, was one response to the Office of Personnel Management data breach. It focuses on...
Cross-Agency Priority goals around customer service

Cross-Agency Priority goals around customer service

In 2014, the White House released an ambitious set of management- and mission-based priorities designed to help federal agencies work...
Making federal contracting work for small business

Making federal contracting work for small business

On Thursday, the Hyatt Regency in Reston will host the fourth-annual B2G Matchmaking Conference and Small Business Expo (organized by...
M&A activity in the government contracting space

M&A activity in the government contracting space

Jean Stack and John Song, managing directors with Houlihan Lokey, discussed the current mergers-and-acquisitions environment in the government contracting space.
Companies prepare for end of fiscal year

Companies prepare for end of fiscal year

Nick Nayak, former chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, discussed the end-of-year rush for federal contractors and...