The Coalition for Government Procurement highlights provisions in the Multiple Award Schedules program for federal customers that provide a readily available, streamlined process mirroring the commercial market through its thousands of contracts that provide tens-of-millions of items.
In its new Maritime Accelerated Acquisition process, the Navy says coordination, senior-level involvement are keys to speed for high-priority acquisitions. But not every program will qualify.
Federal News Network details five of the Section 809 panel’s third and final set of recommendations that readers should pay close attention to over the next year.
Section 809 panel delivers 2,000 pages of proposed fixes to DoD acquisition, including a sweeping overhaul of how the Pentagon buys commercially-available goods and services.
In today’s Federal Newscast, along with bonuses, the Transportation Security Administration said it can legally pay employees who worked the first day of the shutdown.
LG-TEK President Larry Letow, and Axiologic Solutions co-managing partners Tom Stauber and Michael Chavira, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the challenges that small contractors face when working in the intelligence community. January 14, 2019
Washington procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo said the Small Business Administration has been directed by Congress to make some changes that have unintended consequences.
There are many benefits associated with ensuring competition, but recent reform proposals for commercial e-Commerce raise concerns about whether competition will continue to be leveraged for agency purchasers.
A furloughed federal employee going through their fifth shutdown over the last 30 years explains the deeper impact of the lapse in funding.
Andrew Hunter of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joined Off the Shelf to discuss current trends in defense acquisition and the artificial intelligence ecosystem in national security. January 8, 2019
The federal acquisition regulation council never got around to updating the FAR, so its rules have differed from those of the Small Business Administration. Finally that situation is rectified, almost.
What are the challenges facing subject matter experts in the government market? Find out when Lee Frederiksen, managing partner of Hinge Marketing, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. January 7, 2019
The partial government shutdown is costing federal civilian contractors millions of dollars per day. Are they paying their employees?
Tom Afferton, vice president of Civil Solutions at Northrop Grumman, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss IT modernization and how cloud migration, cyber protection and process automation are helping federal agencies meet customer needs. January 1, 2019