The False Claims Act (FCA) has always been something of a thorn in the sides of contractors. Once whistleblowers were allowed to share in FCA “bounties,” things only got worse. But, sometimes, a Court shoves the pendulum the other direction.
As technology grows more complicated … As corporate structures become more multilayered … As workforces evolve with more diversity … It’s not surprising that that management itself is becoming increasing complex. But, what are you gonna do? Why not Simplify.
Providing strategic direction is the reason top executives get the big bucks. It’s also what keeps them up at night. The task is magnified when your strategy depends on the budgetary whims of Congress. So, what lies ahead for contractors?
Contracting with the federal government can be very lucrative. Of course, it can also be very frustrating – especially for small contractors unaccustomed to the vagaries of agencies. So, we found some tips that may make things a bit easier.
Chairing the Senate Armed Services Committee has always been pretty high on Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) legislative bucket list, and he’s certainly been making the most of the job. Now, he wants to change the way the Pentagon buys weapons.
PROCAS Connect‘s mission is to gather the latest news, ideas and trends that will drive future federal acquisitions to give government contractors an edge. But, sometimes we uncover ideas that are geared to make executives more effective. Enter Contractor’s Digest.
With the comment deadline a little more than a month away, this seems like a good time to “look under the hood” of the proposed FAR provisions governing contractor labor violation disclosure requirements since they cover both primes and subs.
That mushroom cloud of digital ones and twos forming over Washington is the fallout from the hack upon the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) computers. Turns out it’s bigger than reported, involves more data, and it is not over yet.
Things aren’t improving on the defense budget front. Instead of bridging gaps, Republicans and Democrats are widening chasms. Instead of finding common ground; both sides are digging their heels into the ground. Instead of … Well, you get the picture.
During any given week, there are dozens of news stories about data breaches. Most recently, news broke about personnel records stolen from current, former and contract employees by suspected Chinese hackers. Needless to say, data security is huge for contractors.