News Monthly Archives: May 2017

New Legislation Could Spur Modernization Efforts

May 30, 2017 How Much Are Agencies Spending on New Contracts? Source: Nextgov, Frank Konkel, May 16, 2017 The federal government rarely seeks truly innovative solutions when it bids out new contracts, according to a report released today. Federal market … Continued

Push Coming to Reduce Commercial Regulations

May 25, 2017 114 new commercial buying regs since 2009 highlights why federal procurement needs fixing Source: Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, May 8, 2017 If the Trump administration wants to seriously reduce the regulatory burden on agencies and vendors, … Continued

Erroneous Statistic Has Dubious Effects

May 23, 2017 How A Fake Cyber Statistic Raced Through Washington Source: Nextgov, Joseph Marks, May 3, 2017 Editor’s note: This article was updated with comments from Sen. Brian Schatz’s office and NIST. It’s the kind of figure that can … Continued

Benefits and Risks of Public Construction

May 19, 2017 The federal work ‘trade-off’: What contractors need to know about the public sector Source: ConstructionDive, Kim Slowey, May 4, 2017 One of the most popular elements of President Donald Trump’s campaign was his $1 trillion plan to … Continued

Federal Contracting Trends Expected to Continue

May 12, 2017 8 Trends to Keep Ahead of in Federal Contracting Source: Federal News Radio, David Thornton, April 28, 2017 The Trump administration has most of Washington on the edge of their seats waiting to see what comes next, … Continued