Contractors might be asked to do extra work during the coronavirus and as agency’s scramble to keep operating.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contractor associations wrote separate letters to the White House and lawmakers asking for more guidance for how industry should expect to work during the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Some options under the DPA are already employed on a semi-routine basis by the Defense Department and other agencies but could play a bigger role against the coronavirus.
The Defense Department has set up a daily call with associations representing its vendors to take stock of how the coronavirus is impacting its industrial base while the White House has activated a 1950 law to give agencies procurement priority.
PropLIBRARY’s Carl Dickson made a return appearance on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the evolution of his approach to building winning RFPs, and the creation of his “Must Win Process” online tool.
This column was originally published on Roger Waldron’s blog at The Coalition for Government Procurement and was republished here with permission from the author. As promised last week, this blog addresses the recent hearing before the House…
The Professional Services Council’s Alan Chvotkin joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information.
Brian Chidester of OpenText, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss current trends in GovCon marketing, including how events and digital platforms should be used as part of a company’s overall marketing plan.
The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations pushed the General Services Administration for answers over how it will ensure e-commerce platform vendors will meet federal acquisition regulations and laws.
Events unfolding this week demonstrate that the procurement community operates in a dynamic environment.
House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations members want to hold agencies accountable for their slow pace in moving to the enterprise infrastructure solutions (EIS) contract.
Washington Technology Editor in Chief Nick Wakeman joined host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, for a wide-ranging discussion of the mergers and acquisition climate, the popularity of “best in class” contracts, and the budget outlook for the rest of this year.
The pilot programs follow a Defense Innovation Board study that found the Pentagon’s current spending restrictions routinely “doom” software development efforts.
The Coalition for Government Procurement, an industry association, asked White House advisor Peter Navarro to further explain how the President’s executive order and GSA’s e-commerce platform solicitation fit together.