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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with more federal employees working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the National Institute of Standards and Technology gives advice on how to keep virtual meetings secure.
This column was originally published on Roger Waldron’s blog at The Coalition for Government Procurement and was republished here with permission from the author. As promised last week, this blog addresses the recent hearing before the House…
Having, hopefully, caught our collective breath from a tumultuous 2019, this year has much in store for federal contractors and suppliers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Deputy Secretary David Norquist says it’s unlikely DoD will be asked to do another round of reprogramming in 2021, after it moved more than $7 billion to fund wall construction.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency gives a heads up about cyber threats linked to the coronavirus.
The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations pushed the General Services Administration for answers over how it will ensure e-commerce platform vendors will meet federal acquisition regulations and laws.
The General Services Administration told the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations that its 18F organization fixed many of its initial start-up problems and almost broke even in 2019.
Events unfolding this week demonstrate that the procurement community operates in a dynamic environment.
House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations members want to hold agencies accountable for their slow pace in moving to the enterprise infrastructure solutions (EIS) contract.