2019 NDAA

  • An update on the 2019 NDAA

    Tom Sisti, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act and the implementation of the Section 846 eCommerce initiative.

  • Cyber Command paying closer attention to overseas networks in its national defense mission

    U.S. Cyber Command’s National Mission Force says one major measure of success will be how much relevant threat data it can supply to the FBI and DHS as part of its ventures into foreign networks.

  • Labor Dept. trying out faster way to process contractor punishments

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department will pilot a faster approach to discretionary suspension and debarment with its Inspector General and its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.

  • Pair of bills would ensure federal workers don’t lose insurance during future shutdowns

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.

  • DoD could award more contracts to companies with disabled workforce

    DoD wants to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement a demonstration project giving Defense agencies more incentive to purchase contracts directly from eligible firms employing those with severe disabilities.

  • e-GSA: Creating opportunities through e-commerce

    Roger Waldron examines GSA’s unique opportunity to leverage e-commerce to increase best value deliverables, foster economic growth and expand federal customers’ access to commercial solutions.

  • e-Commerce: To be or not to be

    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.

  • 2019 defense budget tradeoffs are unavoidable, one expert says

    Mark Cancian, senior adviser for the international security program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share his analysis of the 2019 defense budget.

  • 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

  • USDA launches new website for Centers of Excellence

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Agriculture Department’s progress under the Centers of Excellence initiative can now be tracked through a new website.