PSC News Releases

PSC makes the voice of the government professional and technical services industry heard on key acquisition policy, legislation and other developments to leading news organizations.

Recent News Releases

PSC Welcomes House Passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act (11/14/2017)
PSC welcomed today’s House passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act, as included in the National Defense Authorization Act.
NDIA and PSC Endorse Kirstjen Nielsen as DHS Secretary (11/7/2017)
Kirstjen Nielsen’s breadth of experience and qualifications make her ideally suited to be the next Department of Homeland Security Secretary, the National Defense Industrial Association and Professional Services Council said in their Nov. 1 letter to
PSC Supports Long-Awaited Repeal of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Act (11/7/2017)
PSC welcomes the final action to rescind the Fair Pay rule and guidance, an action long advocated for and anticipated by the voice of the government technology and professional services industry.
PSC Seeks Nominations for WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards (11/2/2017)
PSC is seeking nominations by Nov. 29 for the 2018 WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards, which recognize organizations that have demonstrated exceptional achievement in using information technology to benefit societies, governments, individuals, organi
Northern Virginia Chamber, PSC Announce 2017 Government Contractor Award Winners (11/1/2017)
The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) and Professional Services Council (PSC) are pleased to announce the winners of the 15th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™, the premier awards program honoring
PSC Details Industry Priorities as NDAA Conferees Conduct Negotiations (10/31/2017)
In an Oct. 19 letter to the leaders of the Congressional Armed Services Committees, PSC commended the sponsors of the House and Senate National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAAs) for creating strong bills that support the men and women in uniform, pr
PSC Hosts Press Conference on Vision Federal Market Forecast Oct. 30 (10/25/2017)
Join PSC via webinar on Oct. 30 for a press conference to give an overview of the conference and instructions for members of the media.
PSC Urges State Department to Remedy Iraqi Government’s Unfair Taxation of U.S. Contractors in Iraq (9/26/2017)
The Professional Services Council’s President and CEO, David J. Berteau, issued a statement regarding U.S. contractors required to pay taxes in Iraq:
PSC and Grant Thornton Release 2017 Federal CIO Survey (9/25/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) and Grant Thornton today released the findings of their 2017 Federal Chief Information Officer (CIO) survey, Transitions: Managing Federal IT in a Dynamic Environment. Based on extensive in-person interviews
MEDIA ADVISORY: PSC Hosts Tech Trends Conference Sept. 25 (9/21/2017)
Senior government officials from Congress, the White House, and federal agencies will convene at the half-day Tech Trends Conference, presented by the Professional Services Council (PSC), on Sept. 25 to discuss the top IT issues facing the federal go
PSC Submits Comments to White House on Federal IT Modernization Draft Report (9/20/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) submitted detailed recommendations to the White House today on leveraging commercial best practices to modernize government technology. In a letter to Chris Liddell, the director of the White House America
PSC Applauds Senate Passage of the Modernizing Government Technology Act (9/19/2017)
The Professional Services Council (PSC) issued a statement regarding the Senate’s Sept. 18 passage of the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act via the National Defense Authorization Act.
Northern Virginia Chamber, PSC Announce 2017 Government Contractor Award Finalists (9/13/2017)
In addition to recognizing the best-in-class among the government contracting industry, the awards also honor public sector leaders who have done the most to promote effective partnerships between the sectors. This year, that recognition, presented b
PSC Applauds Committee Passage of the “Promoting Value Based Procurement Act” (9/13/2017)
PSC welcomed today’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passage of the “Promoting Value Based Procurement Act of 2017” (H.R. 3019). This legislation would prevent improper use of lowest-price technically-acceptable (LPTA) evaluation fact
PSC Supports Emily Murphy's White House Nomination as GSA Administrator (9/5/2017)
PSC is encouraged by President Trump’s intention to nominate Emily Webster Murphy as Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA).

PSC in the News

500M IT Modernization Plan Passes Senate in Defense Bill (9/18/2017)
"The Senate's actions take us closer to enactment," said Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council, "which will provide a dedicated funding stream for federal agencies to harness new technologies, reduce
Federal CIOs: With More Authority Comes More Accountability (9/13/2017)
Federal CIOs: With More Authority Comes More Accountability