The pace of end-of-fiscal-year spending is off for a variety of reasons. Among them some unresolved policy questions related to national security and the federal supply chain.
President Trump's pick to lead the Office of Personnel Management is accused of 'lacking commitment to federal merit system," one of D.C.'s industry experts is leaving his high-profile post, and a congressional committee is launching an investigation into recent tragedies at Ft. Hood.
Alan Chvotkin, the executive vice president and counsel at the Professional Services Council, helped grow the association over the last two decades as agencies spent more on services than products.
Companies filing for reimbursements under $2 million may get streamlined service.
You can forgive federal contractors for a little confusion. There's a new White House executive order on use of immigrant labor.
For the second year, members of the Professional Services Council have scored the quality of agency procurement forecasts according to a list of attributes.
The escalating dispute between the U.S. and China over Chinese telecom giant Huawei has contractors wondering about telecom policy generally.
The $3 trillion proposal the House narrowly passed last week has proposals in it that will impact federal contractors.
It looks as if there is solid commitment on the part of the government to ensure contractor employees, who can't get on premises to do their work, to get paid leave.
It's taken a couple of weeks, but the White House and various agencies have more or less come up with policies for contractors trying to support the government during the virus crisis.
The Defense Department has set up a daily call with associations representing its vendors to take stock of how the coronavirus is impacting its industrial base while the White House has activated a 1950 law to give agencies procurement priority.
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency will name a new permanent director after months of acting leadership.
One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That's how it is in the background security clearance process.
Federal contractors are pleased with the progress the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has made in slashing the background investigation inventory, but they're still searching for solutions that address the end-to-end suitability, credentialing and security clearance process.