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

Government sends mixed signals with LPTA, small biz initiatives (7/28/2014)
LPTA at DLA? Over-emphasizing small business at GSA? Stan Soloway explores the mixed signals raised by these questions in his latest Washington Technology column.
PSC's reorganization addresses today's technology and service needs (7/14/2014)
PSC Senior Vice President for Technology David Wennergren discusses how the market trends affecting our industry are driving new business models for government contractors and PSC, in a Federal Times column.
Reverse auctions? Save them for rock salt (7/8/2014)
In his latest Washington Business Journal column, PSC President and CEO Stan Soloway asks whether the government is ready to use reverse auctions wisely and appropriately.
From Disruption to Innovation (6/15/2014)
In his June 15 FCW cover story, “From Disruption to Innovation,” PSC President and CEO Stan Soloway writes about the growing cultural divide—illustrated by a variety of government initiatives that intentionally skirt, the federal acquisition process—
Why procurement requirements matter (6/10/2014)
Alan Chvotkin calls for a greater focus on agency requirements as part of the numerous federal acquisition reform initiatives, in his latest Washington Business Journal column.
How 'healthy' is the GovCon industry? (6/5/2014)
Stan Soloway explores what makes a truly healthy government contracting industry in his latest Washington Technology column.
Government policy versus market realities: Ships in the night (5/15/2014)
PSC President and CEO Stan Soloway looks at the dichotomy of government policy and market realities in his latest Washington Business Journal column.
Acquisition reform: Where do you start? (4/30/2014)
In his latest Washington Technology column, PSC President and CEO Stan Soloway outlines the many acquisition reform reviews underway in government and weighs in on where to start.
Who defines "fair and reasonable" contract pricing anyway? (4/8/2014)
With a new DoD deviation requiring contracting officers to affirm that prices for orders made via GSA Multiple Awards Schedules are fair and reasonable, PSC Executive Vice President and Counsel Alan Chvotkin explains the effects this could have on th
Convergence in the market: Darwin's delight (3/17/2014)
Convergence of technology and professional services has been high on the agenda at Marketview 2014. Stan Soloway took on the issue in his latest Washington Technology column.
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