Comments
Government Contractors Feel Pain From Shutdown, Sequestration
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
asksqn
50%
50%
asksqn,
User Rank: Ninja
12/31/2013 | 3:05:32 AM
Political connections help; Skill sets not so much.
Note how it's only the small biz contractors adversely affected by sequestration. It is rarely the corporate cronies losing money.
WKash
50%
50%
WKash,
User Rank: Author
12/23/2013 | 1:59:27 PM
Doing Business With Government Isn't Getting Easier
While the findings of this study - suggesting government contractors are rethinking the ROI of selling services to the government - don't come as a surprise, it is cause for concern.  Added to growing disenchantment of LPTA (Lowest Price, Technical Acceptable) contracts (see LPTA Contracts Stifle Government Innovation), there's reason to worry whether agencies won't eventually have fewer high-quality contracting firms to choose from to do their contract work.

 


IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
IT's Reputation: What the Data Says
InformationWeek's IT Perception Survey seeks to quantify how IT thinks it's doing versus how the business really views IT's performance in delivering services - and, more important, powering innovation. Our results suggest IT leaders should worry less about whether they're getting enough resources and more about the relationships they have with business unit peers.
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
InformationWeek Government Oct. 20, 2014
Energy and weather agencies are busting long-held barriers to analyzing big data. Can the feds now get other government agencies into the movement?
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Archived InformationWeek Radio
A roundup of the top stories and trends on InformationWeek.com
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.