U.S. Transportation Command has re-awarded the potential $7.2B Global Household Goods Contract to American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group after the Government Accountability Office denied a protest of the contract award and Transcom completed its assessment.
Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Perspecta as well as a six-time Wash100 Award recipient, has been appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors effective Aug. 5, Perspecta announced on Wednesday. He will succeed Mike Lawrie, Perspecta’s chairman since the company’s launch in 2018, who announced on Wednesday that …Read More »
The Government Accountability Office assessed the Department of Defense’s 121 major defense acquisition programs, information technology procurement and middle-tier acquisition initiatives worth $1.86T combined and found that DoD did not implement certain measures to achieve its goal of accelerating the delivery of capabilities despite adopting a streamlined approach to acquisition.Read More »
The US economy has been stricken by Coronavirus. Last week, a record 6.6m Americans filed for unemployment benefits. The government has responded to the crisis with a $2 trillion package, which includes $300 billion in direct payments to citizens. That’s commendable. But while Washington’s intentions are good, there’s a strong possibility that those who most need that money won’t receive it quickly enough ̶ and worse, that billions of those dollars will actually end up in misdirected payments to fraudsters.Read More »
In my 35-plus years as a government marketer, one thing has stayed constant: the knowledge that we can all gain from listening to our customers. One way we do that at Government Marketing University is through our Ambassador program. GMarkU Ambassadors are seasoned former government leaders who contribute their time, expertise, and valuable insight on how to engage with government decision makers and influencers.Read More »