The Trump administration is waiving federal contracting laws to speed construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall, moving the president closer to fulfilling a signature campaign promise in an election year but sparking criticism about potential for fraud, waste and abuse
Contractors may not all be aware of the Defense Department’s new adaptive acquisition framework. But they should be.
The General Services Administration says the number of help desk calls about the beta.sam.gov website is at or below the levels that came in for the old site. Some contractors, however, say the new site continues to struggle and remains frustrating to many.
Ken Dodds, government contracting industry expert at Live Oak Bank, and David Black, partner and co-chair of Holland & Knight’s Government Contracts Group, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss category management, Best-In-Class contracts, and the state of federal small business contracting.
GSA released the results of its In-depth Feedback through Open Reporting Methods (INFORM) pilot and found the overwhelming majority of contractors and federal acquisition workers said giving more information about why a bid failed was valuable.
Karen Brazell and Angela Billups with the Department of Veterans Affairs join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the VA’s VALOR initiative, and give an update on the agency’s supply chain modernization.
Nyla Technology Solutions CEO Shana Cosgrove and Larry Letow, operating partner at Interprise Partners, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the clearance process and some of the challenges that contractors face when doing business in the IC.
John DeSimone, vice president of Cybersecurity and Special Missions for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, joins host Roger Waldron to data security and the current cyber trends across the federal market.
Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Off the Shelf’s audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. This week, Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joins Off the Shelf, and provides his…
Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss schedules consolidation, eCommerce and the state of the federal procurement system.
This week on Amtower Off Center, VMWare’s Christina Morrison and Allan Rubin of ORock Technologies joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the state of marketing in government contracting.
At its core, a Jan. 31 executive order seeks to fundamentally address the integrity of the supply chain and e-commerce. Among the potential measures to be employed against entities that facilitate counterfeit trafficking is suspension and debarment from federal procurement.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 31 outlining the actions the government will take to crack down on counterfeit products coming into the American supply chain.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to federal marketing and sales consultant Larry Allen for more details on what it means for contractors.