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PSC Columns and Articles
PSC’s leaders voice concerns and opinions about important topics affecting our industry in regular columns and occasional op-eds in leading publications.
Recent PSC Columns & Articles
Plenty of unanswered questions about $10B OASIS contract
In his latest Washington Technology column Stan Soloway asks whether expectations for OASIS are real or a mirage.
Responding to the March contracting madness
As competition for three major procurement programs kicked off in March, Alan Chvotkin explains the management challenges and opportunities they present for federal officials and competitors.
Acquisition efforts on a collision course
Stan Soloway discusses how government acquisition practices can make it difficult to access the best technology solutions from the best providers…and how Congress could help.
How agencies ignore opportunities to save billions
In his Washington Business Journal column, Stan Soloway suggests the government is wasting billions by not competing routine work performed by FFRDCs and UARCs with the private sector.
Simplifying the law to better protect whistleblowers
Whistleblowers play a valuable role in business and government operations, but with a recent flood of laws and regulations reshaping whistleblower procedures, it’s time to simplify and harmonize the rules.
2013: The Year for IT Acquisition Reform?
Three initiatives launched in 2012 addressing information technology acquisition are sure to reappear in 2013. What does it mean for contractors? PSC’s Roger Jordan explains.
Delay in federal cuts is debilitating
In his January Washington Business Journal column, Stan Soloway explains how the uncertainty perpetuated by the fiscal cliff deal could be debilitating for both agencies and contractors.
Remembering Jack Brooks
PSC’s Alan Chvotkin recalls how it was better to work with and not against the smart but tough congressman.
Regulation by deviation: Agencies get around public input requirement before rule-making
PSC’s Alan Chvotkin explains how transparency and rulemaking suffer when agencies decide to publish an interim rule or a “class deviation” instead of proposed rules open for comment.
Hating But Expecting Sequestration
PSC Executive Vice President and Counsel Alan Chvotkin explains what contractors should know to prepare for sequestration.
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