Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
Shows & Panels
2011 Government Contract Management Conference
The National Contract Management Association's Government Contract Management Conference brings together the top contracting, procurement and acquisition professionals. The conference explores how the tightening budget impacts federal contracting and shares best practice strategies.
How does industry view procurement reforms?
Monday - 11/14/2011, 11:00am EST
One of the most vocal participants in the ongoing debate has been the Professional Services Council, which is made up mostly of IT contractors. Stan Soloway, the president and CEO of the PSC, moderated a panel discussion at the conference titled "Future of Acquisition Policy-Charting the Course for Success."
Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council.
Soloway also shared his perspective on the tenure of Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon, who announced earlier this month, he would step down.
More broadly, Soloway gave his assessment of the state of government-industry relations. Are the final rules for "inherently governmental" acceptable to industry? And how helpful has mythbusting — one of Gordon's key initiatives — been in bolstering communication between the government and contractors?
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