The 4th quarter scramble: Opportunities for contractors?

September 2, 2014 — This week on “Off the Shelf”, Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, Cameron Leuthy, senior budget analyst for Bloomberg Government, and Miguel Garrido, quantitative analyst for Bloomberg Government, dissect the end of fiscal year budget profile — who has funding and where it will be obligated!

Gormley provides insights and recommendations regarding key competitive market strategies for companies responding to the fourth quarter surge in buying.

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Can Better Buying Power 3.0 preserve America’s tech edge?

The next phase of the Pentagon’s attempt to improve how it buys both weapons and IT will focus on shoring up what senior Defense Department officials say is an increasingly tenuous American lead in technological know-how.

The latest acquisition reform program, which a DOD spokeswoman said could be unveiled as early as Sept. 12, will focus on getting proven technology in the hands of soldiers faster, said Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall.

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