Stan Soloway

  • Unions, industry groups spar over impact of sequestration

    Guidance from the administration on what steps federal agencies should take to prepare for potential across-the-board budget cuts has set off a war of words between federal-employee unions and industry groups. The American Federation of Government Employees says guidance exempts contractors at the expense of federal employees, but industry groups say the criticism is misguided.

  • In Depth interviews – Jan. 17

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • In Depth interviews – Jan. 7

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

  • Top 3 for 2013 – Stan Soloway on procurement trends

    Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, says the dichotomy between cost and value will intensify in 2013 as getting the most for their money drives agency procurement.

  • Pentagon Solutions: Longstanding challenges plague federal acquisition personnel

    Stan Soloway, the President and CEO of the PSC, and Phil Kangas, a principal with Grant Thornton, joined Pentagon Solutions with Francis Rose to discuss the findings of a survey of federal acquisition personnel.

  • Congress clears way for DoD civilian workforce cuts

    Congress has cleared the way for a $633 billion defense policy bill that includes mandated reductions to the Defense Department’s civilian and contractor workforces. Leaders of a House-Senate conference committee, tasked with reconciling competing versions of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, included in the final report the automatic workforce reductions that opponents say would result in about 36,000 job losses.

  • Federal acquisition leaders distressed over workforce, budget cuts

    Latest edition of a biennial survey, sponsored by a contracting industry group, finds acquisition leaders have the same challenges they had a decade ago. But they fear tighter budgets will reverse progress toward improving the government’s acquisition workforce.

  • Federal News Countdown: How Election 2012 affects feds

    Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and Mark Forman, co-founder of the Government Transaction Services, count down the top federal news story of the week.

  • Industry seeks tweaks to DoD Better Buying Power

    Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, is promising a Better Buying Power 2.0, an revision to earlier reforms. That’s good news to many in the defense industry, who hope the changes provide more nuanced guidance — as opposed to strict blanket policies — to agency contracting officers. Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, In Depth with Francis Rosethe time is ripe for an update.

  • In Depth interviews – October 3

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.