Here’s What People Are Talking About at AUSA 2019

To find out what’s on the mind of the U.S. Army, more than 30,000 people – soldiers, civilians, defense contractors and defense industry media – attend the largest annual Army conference, AUSA. And with three jam-packed days filled with educational sessions,...

Urgent Warning from Section 809 Panel: OTA Abuse

“The abuse of OTAs is going to lead to an event where Congress is going to do what it normally does and take them away from us,” warns David Drabkin, Section 809 Panel Chairman at an Oct. 3 conference on government contracting. Other Transaction Authority, or OTA,...

First AI Director Appointed at VA

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs appointed its first-ever artificial intelligence director, Dr. Gil Alterovitz, to lead its work in improving veteran care with AI-powered solutions. Alterovitz is a Harvard Medical School professor, as well as a member of the...

Trump/JEDI Cloud Contract Review

At long last: The Department of Defense has prevailed after their eight-month-long battle over the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract. But just when the dust settled in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, “tremendous complaints”...

How Government Contractors Can Win More Awards

“And the winner is…” It’s time for the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards, SAG Awards, Grammy, Oscars… and all the other shows honoring the best entertainment achievements. At their least, they are welcomed distractions from the cold of winter. At their best, the...