Obama pushes for commodity IT purchasing

Obama wants to reform IT management by leveraging the sheer size of the government as a buyer to get better prices for common IT.

Cuts dominate 2012 budget expectations

A Washington Technology web poll showed that readers were most concerned about budget cuts in the fiscal 2012 budget submission.

House panel proposes steep funding cuts for agencies

The House Appropriations Committee has mapped out its spending blueprint, including proposing double-digit cuts for some federal agencies.

Professional, service contracts will come up short in 2012 budget

The 2012 budget is expected to be lean, and details of some of the proposed cuts are beginning to emerge.

What the Brits can teach us about collaboration

To combat its budget woes, the U.K. has increased communications between industry and government. Should we follow its example?

Tech leaders advance $1 trillion productivity agenda

The federal government can save $1 trillion through 2020 by consolidating infrastructure, combining supply chains and reducing energy consumption among other moves.

Policy issues dominate 2011 landscape

From the budget to procurement and new technology initiatives, government contractors face no shortage of hot topics in the coming year.


Austerity best served with a healthy dose of collaboration

Columnist Stan Soloway says the best way to weather the coming years of government austerity is for agencies and contractors to collaborate on the best and most cost-effective solutions.

Will DOD's 2012 budget request answer industry's questions?

Contractors are anxious about the Feb. 14 Defense Department budget submission. What are they hoping to see in Gates' 2012 funding request?

In today's market, the big boys should be wary

Long-time industry observer Jim Kane explains how changing market dynamics will give a competitive advantage to nimble and agile contractors over larger competitors.

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