The Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) awarded a contractor for support services in January, but now is facing complaints from two unsuccessful bidders.
Upcoming budget cycles in 2017 and 2018 will be unlike any other for agencies and contractors, some budget experts say. They predict the Trump administration will try to “change the rules” to overcome debates among members of Congress and cabinet leaders who can’t agree on the future of the defense and domestic spending caps.
The General Services Administration released a request for information asking for input from the data community for other potential ways to validate and verify vendors.
Federal contractors can be forgiven if they’re a little unsure of what to do over the next year. Between President Trump’s tweets about major defense contractors and uncertainty over future General Services Administration policy, conditions are bit dicey at the moment. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The National Academy of Public Administration helps guide federal managers trying to maintain their way through the challenges in careers. Federal Drive with Tom Temin talks to Terry Gerton, a West Point graduate and a retired Army officer and senior executive service member, who is NAPA’s new president and CEO.
The General Services Administration and schedule contractors continue debating the implementation of the Transactional Data Rule.
The Procurement Roundtable, which includes former OFPP administrators, DoD and agency acquisition executives, sent a letter to President Donald Trump with recommendations to improve the federal buying process.
President Donald Trump’s promise for restore American manufacturing jobs and the debate surrounding it seems to somehow settle on the automobile industry. Cars and car-building are hemmed in by a variety of federal agencies. Kristin Dziczek, director of the industry and labor economics group at Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
FBI Chief Information Officer Gordon Bitko is working to encourage innovation within agency standards while modernizing and consolidating enterprise IT services. Bitko discussed all of this and more with Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Trump administration’s policies on procurement and information technology haven’t quite come into focus. But signs say new Office of Management and Budget leadership might restrict use of certain contracts and contracting vehicles. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Air Force and CACI recently inked an agreement for the company to support crucial satellite operations for the next seven years. The deal is worth nearly half a billion dollars. John Mengucci, chief operating officer and president of U.S. operations at CACI, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) released a draft solicitation asking for industry input in creating a bug bounty program.
Darryl Wiggins, president and CEO of Document Managers, talks to Columbia Technology Partners Ready to Prime about laying the path to successful government contracting.
The Navy is turning the Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete into two separate contracts.
U.S. Cyber Command is moving forward on new powers granted by Congress to directly spend up to $75 million on cyber capabilities, equipment and services.