Posts Tagged: contracting

Dissecting The Issues And Fixes – Plus The 7 Gov Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Good government comes from good people. Plain and simple. You can’t accomplish anything in government, let alone make it more effective, unless you have the right people in the right jobs. This makes sense, but then why doesn’t the government focus on hiring? Why are Chief Human Capital Officers routinely excludedRead… Read more »

A government procurement summit – Plus the 7 Gov Stories You Need to Know

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Interns. They are the lifeblood of Washington. Every few months, a new crop descend on DC like a swarm of driven and focused locusts, hoping to make their agency just a little bit better. But at the same time, internships can be very expensive and time consuming for agencies. So howRead… Read more »

NCMA Tysons Welcomes Government Employees

NCMA Tysons Welcomes Government Employees We welcome new members! Membership in NCMA brings the benefits of enhanced networking, professional education and dialogue with industry counterparts in a neutral forum. With the Government shutdown behind us we encourage Federal Government employees to visit and network with us at our NCMA Tysons monthly dinner meetings, networking andRead… Read more »

The Importance of Project Schedule in Government Program Management

The government runs on programs. Studies have shown effective program management saves the government time, and money. In a fiscal environment dominated by sequestration, how do program managers stay above the fray? In this four-part series we’ll take a look at managing schedule, cost, scope, and quality. We’ll give you valuable tips and feedback toRead… Read more »

Three ways to maximize the value of your GSA Schedule contract

GSA Schedule contracts can be a huge asset to your organization. They have been described as a “license to hunt” with government agencies for up to 20 years (if renewals are executed), but once you earn the Schedule status – you need to be ready to do the hunting. The question many contractors ask afterRead… Read more »

Army Directorate Asks Contractors for Third-Party ISR System Ideas

The U.S. Army’s intelligence and information warfare directorate is seeking information from potential vendors about third-party intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. An Oct. 1 request for information from the Army Contracting Command outlines the branch’s efforts to seek data on software-defined ISR technologies for the I2WD. The Army wants to learn about potential ground movingRead… Read more »

Experts Highlight Uncertainty as Primary Shutdown Effect

Some analysts believe the federal shutdown’s effects on contractors will linger even after the government reopens and resolves the dispute over the debt ceiling, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Kathleen Miller and Danielle Ivory write several federal contractors have experienced late payments, stop-work orders and solicitation cancellations amid the shutdown. “Even if the government suddenly opens forRead… Read more »

Survey Reveals 97% of Executives Place High Value on Becoming a Socially Enabled Enterprise

Contrary to popular belief, teenagers are not the only ones posting pictures and content on social media platforms. Federal, state, and local government agencies have been implementing commercially provided media technologies to promote their services and support their missions. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlighted several distinct methods that 23 of 24 major agenciesRead… Read more »

Government Saves Time, Money, and Resources with Improved Help Desk Software

The city of San Mateo, California is witnessing booming growth in both its population and infrastructure development. Since the year 2008, San Mateo has experienced an 8% increase in population, and home sales have jumped a staggering 28%. Consequently, the municipal government of San Mateo is faced with the enormous task of managing and overseeingRead… Read more »