Dave Turner, president, CEO and chairman of the board of Hitachi Vantara Federal, said vendors too often are asking questions instead of doing research to find out where agencies have challenges.
Federal News Network’s Tom Temin, anchor of the daily Federal Drive with Tom Temin, interviewed John Goodman, chief executive of Accenture Federal, about challenges to an electronic marketplace for federal buying, handling complex government projects, and artificial intelligence.
Lynn Dugle, the CEO, chairman and president of Engility, said the security clearance backlog is limiting their ability to bid on contracts and creating a challenge for all of industry
Mehul Sanghani, the chief executive officer and founder of Octo Consulting, said the two-year budget deal offered some much-needed certainty to the federal contracting sector.
LaJuanna Russell, the president and CEO of Business Management Associates, said she’s seeing agencies shift more to focusing on their customers and outcomes instead of outputs.
The executives from KarSun Solutions discussed why the IT modernization effort is helping bring innovation to the federal procurement market.
John Wood, CEO of Telos, said the administration’s focus on cloud, cybersecurity and IT modernization make it a good time to be a government contractor.
David Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services business, said the acceptance of dev/ops is causing vendors to rethink how they meet agency demands.
Angela Nordstrom, vice president of federal for NIC, said agencies have a rare opportunity to modernize their systems using a transaction-based approach.
Dan Helfrich, a principal with Deloitte consulting who leads the federal government services practice, said like any sport, sometimes you win and sometimes you lose when it comes predicting the next wave of technology.
Dan Keefe, the president and COO of ManTech’s Mission Solutions and Services Group, said agencies are more interested than ever on how to save money and modernize IT.
Carlos Otal, the managing partner for Grant Thornton’s public sector, discusses in Federal News Radio’s new show, Views from the Corner Office, that there is less fear of new or emerging technologies.
PV Puvvada, the president of Unisys Federal, discusses in Federal News Radio’s new show, Views from the Corner Office, the trends and challenges of being a federal contractor.