It's axiomatic that Defense spending will get cut with a Democratic Congress and White House, right? Not so fast.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss the emergence of the GSA small business IDIQ/GWAC Polaris and the importance of complying with CMMC.
The Biden administration has proposed $9 billion for the technology modernization fund. With more, federal sales and marketing consultant Larry Allen.
If you buy for, or sell to the federal government, you can expect substantial change from the Biden administration.
2021 starts on a fast track for federal contractors. Soon that appropriated money will start flowing to agencies. And president-elect Biden has made a policy stand on, of all things, contract bundling.
Tense times have arrived for federal contractors. Whether seeming coercion to lower contracted prices or the threat of supply chain sanctions for anyone connected to the SolarWinds epic breach.
Multiple vendors as well as consultants, lawyers and a major GSA-focused trade association representing hundreds of schedule holders say the pendulum has swung too far in how the Federal Acquisition Service is requiring vendors to renegotiate prices.
The defense contracting community is holding its collective breath, waiting for a batch of new contracts, that will be the first to require Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification.
As the tumultuous 2020 reaches its final phase, contractors can expect some things to have changed for good, and the return of some of the old shibboleths.
Agencies often release requests for information from industry. But many times agencies have trouble getting feedback from contractors.
The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has come out with a new set of recommendations. Some of them would make the ban on Chinese telecom gear just the beginning.
The General Services Administration has gone underwater with a reworked small business acquisition vehicle. Dubbed Polaris, the proposed vehicle is a replacement for the failed Alliant SB-2.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss a wide variety of contracting stories, including, the drama surrounding CMMC, the launch of Polaris, and SEWP's record breaking year.
The government's recent track record with huge IDIQ contracts has been spotty at best. Larry Allen says the problems are a sign of the times.