Good history of US federal government IT contracting

Over 95% of TCG’s work is with US federal government agencies. Washington Technology has just published a history of US government contracting that provides a pretty good background of the marketplace and how it’s changed over the last 20 years. Here are the highlights:

20 years that made a difference | The past points to our future

Washington Technology looks back at the last two decades and the companies, people and events that have shaped the government IT market. But, as William Faulkner said, “The past isn’t dead; it isn’t even past.”

Market adjustment

Procurement reform, national security and acquisitions drive 20 years of evolution.

Be fast, be nimble

The global IT environment has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. And yet the prerequisites for success in federal IT contracting have varied little since 1986.

9/11 Aftermath

Five years later, terrorist attacks continue to influence the government IT industry.