This week on Federal Tech Talk, Stuart Itkin, vice president of Marketing and Product Management at Exostar, joins host John Gilroy to discuss a new approach to acquisition called Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).
For a roundup and the effects it’s all having, the Executive Vice President and Counsel at the professional services counsel, Alan Chvotkin spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Federal Acquisition Service and the GSA IG formed a working group to improve the value of pre-award audits under the MAS program. Roger Waldron writes why the establishment of the working group is a positive development.
Julie Dunne, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, said contracting officers and vendors are finding ways to bring innovation, agility and speed to the pandemic emergency.
This week on Amtower Off Center, Ana Hirsbrunner, president of Synectics for Management Decisions, joins host Mark Amtower to talk about her family owned small business and the role it plays in the GovCon market.
The Navy Department’s acquisition boss says the pandemic has helped to drive efficiencies into the contracting system, and many of them will need to become a lasting part of how the Navy and Marine Corps do business.
Small defense businesses are laying off employees, but they may have an opportunity to grow with DoD.
The General Services Administration’s inspector general reviewed new schedule contracts or those being renewed over a three-year period and found the agency may not be getting the price discounts that the government should expect.
Laura Stanton, currently the deputy assistant commission for GSA’s IT Category, will take over on an acting basis when Bill Zielinski leaves on June 5.
Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement says the MAS Consolidation and Catalog Management is a common-sense vision can deliver innovative, best value, commercial solutions to meet customer agency needs.
Julie Dunne, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, in her first interview since becoming commissioner said a group of more experienced and product specific contracting officers are leading the procurement response to the pandemic.
It looks as if there is solid commitment on the part of the government to ensure contractor employees, who can’t get on premises to do their work, to get paid leave.
OMB released much-anticipated guidance giving agencies important direction for how they should implement the provision in the stimulus bill that lets agencies pay contractors to keep them in a state of ready.
Joanne Woytek, the NASA SEWP program director, said the governmentwide acquisition contract grew 25% in March as compared to the previous month and saw 40% more orders going through the system.