The General Services Administration’s inspector general issued a notice saying former Administrator Denise Turner Roth made “statements and taking actions that threatened the complainant with transfer to another position.” Sources say out-going FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe is the whistleblower.
The idea of an Amazon-like market is the latest iteration of a durable idea, namely getting the government to buy commercial items in a commercial way.
Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, says the Defense Acquisition Streaming and Transparency Act seeks to streamline the Defense Department’s acquisition system and improve transparency in the acquisition system.
Greg Hall, the assistant director and chief information security officer in the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys in the Justice Department, said the office hired Okta to provide a cloud service to federate its identity management capabilities.
At the confirmation hearing for Patrick Shanahan, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman admonished the nominee for deputy Defense secretary to resubmit his written answers with more detail, saying that the Senate will not serve as a “rubber stamp” for Defense nominees.
DHS is planning to hold its fourth reverse industry day on June 28 while three other agencies are following in their footsteps by holding similar events with vendors.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s fourth hearing focusing on the implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) offered some insights into what lawmakers will expect from agencies next.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows more than 2,600 multiple award contracts across government, which is a drop of 8 percent over the last five years.
What is the state of the government IT channel? Find out when Bob Laclede, principal and owner of RPL Solutions, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. June 19, 2017
Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, says the merging of TTS into FAS is a positive, strategic step for GSA, and has the potential to be a game-changer.
The Defense Department unveils a quick setup command post that is secure enough to handle classified information in the field.
DISA is prepared to scrap buying unified capabilities from industry if the price is too high. The agency is prepared to move to an open source platform.
The Government Accountability Office faults the Office of Personnel Management for not fairly evaluating each of the bids in a $117 million dollar contract.
Experts within the Defense Department are urging their fellow feds to follow the example of the entire government and understand that it’s ok to fail.
Scott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Government practice, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the company’s 2017 report on technology trends and their impact on federal government operations. June 13, 2017