Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the Integrated Technology Service, Federal Acquisition Service, joins host Roger Waldron on In Depth to discuss ITS's government wide contract vehicles. March 8, 2016
Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld and Blomberg Government Senior Data Analyst Paul Murphy join host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the challenges contractors are facing in 2016. February 1, 2016
Business development and capture guru Carl Dickson joins host Mark Amtower to discuss a variety of topics including multiple forms of content marketing and how it fits into each stage of the procurement process. February 29, 2016
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the pending fiscal year 2016 budget, GSA schedules and more. October 19, 2015
Bloomberg offers five trends affecting contracts next year. Federal Drive host Tom Temin offers some basic strategies for dealing with them.
Bob Lohfeld and Lisa Pafe of Lohfeld Consulting, join host Mark Amtower to discuss what you can do to help your company win more government business. July 20, 2015
Joanne Woytek, program manager of the NASA SEWP program, joins host Mark Amtower to talk about SEWP V. June 8, 2015
Contraqer President Scott Keough and CEO Dwight Gibbs join host John Gilroy to discuss the challenges IT companies are having in providing goods and services to the federal government. February 24, 2015
NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Rob Coen, acting director the NIH's GWAC program will discuss a wide range of issues including interagency contracting and strategic sourcing. December 16, 2014
NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Rob Coen, acting director the NIH's GWAC program will discuss a wide range of issues including interagency contracting and strategic sourcing. November 18, 2014
When it rolls out its fifth version next month, NASA's SEWP will have the lowest fees of any governmentwide acquisition contract. It will charge less than 0.4 percent to participating agencies. SEWP IV fees are 0.45 percent, compared to the General Services Administration's 0.75 percent.
One of the longest running governmentwide procurement contracts (GWACs) is about to enter its fifth generation. Solutions for Enterprise-wide Procurement (SEWP) has been a mainstay offering of NASA since 1993. Back then, it was known as the Scientific and Engineering Work Station Procurement. The SEWP team has awarded contracts for SEWP V. Joanne Woytek, program manager of NASA SEWP, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with details.
NASA has awarded spots on the latest version of its governmentwide technology contract to 43 firms. It plans to add more names to that list within a few days. Agencies will be able to buy through SEWP V beginning next month.
Proponents of government-wide acquisition contracts (GWACs) say agencies are starting to understand their value. They are optimistic even though less than 15 percent of all federal IT spending goes through GWACs now. Rob Coen, acting director of NIH's Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, spoke with Federal Drive host Emily Kopp about the GWAC programs NIH manages. Kopp caught up with Coen at the recent Acquisition Excellence Conference.