Stan Soloway

 Stan Soloway

Stan Soloway (soloway@pscouncil.org) is president and chief executive officer of the Professional Services Council


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Small and mid-tier businesses: Time for a deep breath

Small-business contracting fell last year, but one year isn't a trend. PSC President Stan Soloway warns against a rush to change contracting goals.

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Does uncertainty have to be the new normal?

Contractors need the government to act now and plan for sequestration.

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Feds' focus on margins puts industrial base at risk

Reducing government costs is in everyone's best interest, writes Stan Soloway, but too much emphasis on cutting margins will only hurt government and industry in the long run.

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Are we heeding or ignoring lessons of 1989?

The defense budget draw down of the late 1980s offers important lessons of what to do and not do with today's budget crisis.

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How to handle today's austere times

In today's environment, there are plenty of things beyond a company's control, but here are some things you can focus on.

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3 disconnects roiling the government market

The disconnects around how the government buys and what it needs make innovation and efficiency harder to achieve, writes Stan Soloway.

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What's really behind wasteful contracts?

The Commission on Wartime Contracting thinks a surplus of contractors has led to too much waste in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Stan Soloway offers a different perspective on the issue.

Let's argue procurement. It's healthy.

Nothing is better for the procurement process that a good argument that pushes the best ideas forward.

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Defense bills blur an opportunity

The fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act contains more than two dozen significant procurement-related provisions. Some raise serious concerns, others raise questions, and still others could have positive results.

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The business imperative of volunteerism

Pro bono work by firms raises their status and is a critical tool for recruiting and retaining new professionals.

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