Panel seeks to answer the question
The Services Acquisition Reform Act passed by the House in May promises sweeping changes in the way agencies buy services'which in 2001 totaled about $17 billion for IT alone.
To help government and industry executives get up to speed on the legislation, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce sponsored an information program recently at its offices in Vienna, Va.
Program speakers, from left, William Welsh of the law firm Venable LLP of Washington, Randy Kaplan of the House Committee on Government Reform'whose chairman, Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) introduced the legislation'and Alan Chvotkin of the Professional Services Council get down to details.
Jackie Agnew and Tom Wolfe of the Fairfax chamber chat with James Dailey, right, of Topflight Techs of Annandale, Va.
Attendees digest information about SARA along with their lunch.
Kaplan offers a view from the Hill.