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.
Government contractors are changing the way they are communicating with their clients and seeking more details for how to continue to meet mission needs.
With large numbers of federal employees forced into telework, the contractor community has been working with agency leadership and Congress so their companies and customer agencies can keep going.
Vendors are waiting for the Defense Department to release more details, including the proposed acquisition rule, about how it will apply the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification starting this year.
The Homeland Security Department sent a letter to contractors explaining the steps the agency is taking to protect facilities and encourages communication with industry employees about telework options.
The Professional Services Council’s Alan Chvotkin joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more information.
The General Services Administration says the number of help desk calls about the beta.sam.gov website is at or below the levels that came in for the old site. Some contractors, however, say the new site continues to struggle and remains frustrating to many.
The General Services Administration replaced FedBizOpps with a system called Beta.Sam.gov but contractors are finding the new system isn’t much better.
The General Services Administration named Julie Dunne and Tom Howder to lead the Federal Acquisition Service on a permanent basis. Both has been acting in the commissioner and deputy commissioner roles, respectively.
The Executive Vice President and counsel at the Professional Services Council, Alan Chvotkin, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for details.