Off the Shelf

  • Cloud, agile and IT modernization

    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. December 11, 2018

  • Systems integration and its role in IT modernization

    What role are systems integrators playing in IT modernization? Find out when Subramanyam Surabhi, vice president, Consulting Services, Emerging Technologies Practice at CGI Federal joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. December 4, 2018

  • Tracking defense acquisition trends in 2018

    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.

  • A Section 809 Panel progress report from the chairman

    David Drabkin, chair of the Section 809 Panel, joined host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the panel’s progress and outline the group’s findings on commercial item contracting. November 20, 2018

  • All things OASIS & PSS

    Alexandra Rouse, Professional Services Program Executive at the General Services Administration, joins host Roger Waldron on Off the Shelf to give us an update on GSA service contract vehicles, OASIS and the Professional Services Schedule. November 13, 2018

  • Procurement across the globe

    What is the state of the international procurement market? Find out when Christopher Yukins, co-director of the Government Procurement Law Program at the George Washington University Law School, and a recognized expert on comparative procurement systems and international markets, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. October 30, 2018

  • Trends in government procurement

    Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel at SAP joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the state of commercial item contracting, category management, and the latest in cyber and supply chain risk policy developments. October 9, 2018

  • The Civil False Claims Act & OTAs

    Marcia Madsen, partner at Mayer Brown LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Civil False Claims Act and some of the key acquisition reforms outlined in the 2019 NDAA. October 2, 2018

  • An update on DFARS

    Jason Workmaster, counsel at Covington LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Defense Department’s DFARS commercial item rule and what that means for contractors doing business with the agency, and he gives an update on recent Civil False Claims Act cases. September 25, 2018

  • The 2019 NDAA: What will be its impact?

    Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and how it will impact government and contractors. September 11, 2018 

  • The NIB: What is its role in procurement?

    Kevin Lynch, president and chief executive officer for the National Industries for the Blind will discuss the organizations mission, its role in the procurement system, and the evolving role of e-Commerce in federal procurement. September 4, 2018

  • “And the winners are…”

    Attorneys Lorraine Campos, Jonathan Aronie, Jason Workmaster and David Dowd join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss “The Rogers” awards which highlight the top legal and contracting developments of the past year. August 7, 2018

  • All things GSA

    Jeff Koses, senior procurement executive at the General Services Administration discusses the agency’s key policy, program and procurement initiatives, including the implementation of Section 846, schedules modernization, and the acquisition workforce. July 31, 2018

  • The state of procurement in 2018

    Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of procurement in 2018. July 24, 2018