• SEWP is hot!

    Joanne Woytek, program director of NASA SEWP, joins host Mark Amtower on Amtower Off Center, to discuss the program’s recent growth, and shares her vision on how to make buying from and selling through SEWP as seamless as possible for contractors.

  • GWACs, BICs, & Category Management: Where does Small Biz fit?

    Deltek Senior Vice President Kevin Plexico and Bob Lohfeld, CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of the growth of GWACs over the last five years, best in class contracts, category management and the impact of GWACs and IDIQs on small businesses.

  • Contracting: A look back at 2018 and what’s ahead for 2019

    Nick Wakeman, editor in chief of Washington Technology joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the top contracting stories in 2018 and what’s ahead for contractors in 2019.

  • Big issues for small contractors: AFCEA

    What is AFCEA’s role in the small business community? Find out when Mark Amtower hosts a wide-ranging panel discussion with Elizabeth Moon, AFECA’s small business program manager; USmax Corp President and CEO David Pak; and Eric Strauss, director of Business Development at Connected Logistics. November 26, 2018

  • Smooth transition? Flush end of FY 18 morphs to another probable CR

    The 2018 fiscal year for the federal government comes to an end in a few weeks. What does that mean for contractors and what can they expect in FY 2019? Find out on this week’s Amtower Off Center. August 27, 2018

  • GAO’s Bill Woods: It’s necessary to make sure IDIQ contracts are competitive

    The Government Accountability Office’s director of contracting and national security acquisition issues said the market has evolved from mostly hardware to service contracts.

  • The procurement environment in 2018

    Celero Strategies President and CEO Stan Soloway and Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss a number of contracting issues, including the procurement climate under President Donald Trump. May 7, 2018

  • JEDI cloud acquisition strategy: Continuing confusion, unmitigated uncertainty

    Defense Department announced a single-award IDIQ approach to execute a contract lasting up to 10-years, for potentially billions of dollars in IT infrastructure services.

  • An analysis of the federal budget

    Brian Friel, founder and CEO of Nation Analytics, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to dicuss President Donald Trump’s budget and what it could mean for contractors navigating the federal market. March 28, 2017

  • GWACs, IDIQs & category management

    Celero Strategies President and CEO Stan Soloway and Attain CTO Simon Szykman join host Mark Amtower to discuss the big issues facing the professional services contractor community. September 19, 2016