2016 Annual Report

The Council released its 2016 Annual Report at its recent Annual Members’ Meeting. The report provides an overview of the organization’s ongoing efforts bringing industry and government together to develop substantive forums and engagement models.

Members Present at Third DHS Reverse Industry Day

Members of the Council representing large, mid-tier and small government contracting companies participated as guest speakers and moderators in the DHS Reverse Industry Day III.

Council Announces Six New Members

Capgemini Government Solutions; Eagle Ray, Inc.; Flatter & Associates; Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i); Reed Tech, A LexisNexis Company; and Schambach & Williams Consulting

Council & Grant Thornton Unveil Second Annual Survey Report

Building off of the inaugural survey which established a baseline examination of the Department of Homeland Security, this report shifts focus to a mission-centric assessment of the broader Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE).  The goal was to collect insights directly from leaders on those mission-focused programs and initiatives that work well, are not achieving their intended goals, or may warrant greater emphasis by the new administration.

Council Hosts Reverse Industry Day for TSA

The forum was led by 18 Council members and focused on providing TSA program managers and contracting officials with the industry perspective of doing business with the DHS. It provided insight into how industry makes decisions and mitigates risk throughout the acquisition process. The session also highlighted how information sharing and engagement earlier and throughout the acquisition process can increase the likelihood of successful outcomes.

2015 Annual Report

The Council released its 2015 Annual Report at its Annual Membership Meeting on April 6th.

Digital Government – Industry Acquisition Communication Binder

The Digital Binder contains a series of tabs that are intended to serve as reference materials for both the federal government and the private sector. Each tab includes information on how to improve and receive greater value from government – industry communication during certain activities that commonly take place during the acquisition process.