MACs

  • 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.

  • Category management, the latest CR, & more

    Professional Services Council Executive Vice President and Counsel Alan Chvotkin joins host Mark Amtower to discuss category management, the latest continuing resolution, and other issues affecting professional services contractors. October 24, 2016

  • 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

  • All things OASIS

    OASIS Program Manager Todd Richards and PotomacWave CEO Emma Sopko join host Mark Amtower to talk about the full scope of the OASIS contract, and why GWACs, MACs, and IDIQs are becoming more popular. August 22, 2016

  • M&A in the government market

    Kevin Desanto, co-founder and managing director of KippsDesanto and Nick Wakeman, editor of Washington Technology, will discuss the state of mergers and acquisitions in the government market. August 1, 2016

  • Bidding to win

    What is the state of the government contracting market? Find out this week when Lohfeld Consulting Group CEO Bob Lohfeld joins host Mark Amtower on Amtower Off Center. July 25, 2016

  • The latest on the federal procurement market

    Cameron Leuthy and Dan Snyder from Bloomberg Government join host Roger Waldron to discuss the state of the federal procurement market. July 5, 2016

  • Big MACs: Fixed Price Deals Lag

    Brian Friel, a federal business intelligence analyst with Bloomberg Government, spoke The Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp, to discuss his new study “Big MACs: Fixed-Price Deals Lag.”

  • OFPP details increased oversight of interagency contracts

    A new report to Congress says OFPP will release new policies this fall to improve the management and use of multiple award contracts. One of the policies will require business cases for all multi- and inter-agency contracts. OFPP found that agencies spent more than $52 billion on these contracts in 2009.

  • Contract Overload: GAO finds continued problems with MACs

    Audit agency calls for business cases to justify new multiple award contracts, and a database listing all existing contracts. Sen. McCaskill plans to hold a second hearing on interagency contracting in June.