The Defense Department is out with its first department-wide intellectual property strategy but it leaves a lot of details still to be addressed.
Both changes were mandated by law, but they took a while. Alan Chvotkin at the Professional Services Council gave his take.
With cybersecurity among the top national security concerns, the Pentagon has been pushing for greater cybersecurity in its supply chain — all 300,000 companies in it.
The Coalition for Government Procurement, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Professional Services Council say the interim final rule published Aug. 13 needs some clarity around False Claims Act liability.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Program Support Center is not answering the phone or email for many of its customers and decided it doesn’t have the authority to transfer contracts back to their home agencies.
The federal government has been operating without a Senate-confirmed administrator in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy for two and a half years now, but no more.
The Department of Health and Human Services decided in June that its Program Support Office would immediately stop offering assisted acquisition services, impacting dozens of agencies.
PSC’s Alan Chvotkin joined Federal Drive to discuss the Defense Department’s ongoing efforts to get contractors to comply with cybersecuirty standards.
Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
A House-passed minibus of five appropriations bills includes back pay for low wage contractors impacted by this year’s government shutdown.