The General Services Administration’s $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) telecommunications contract is back under a pre-award protest while DHS’s agile contract known as FLASH faces 12 complaints.
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Contracting trends will likely continue into the next fiscal year. The only difference will be which agencies are spending the money.
When incumbent services contractors see a recompetition coming, it often sets off their “spidey sense.” But there are limits to how much a contractor can control the solicitation put out by the agency for which it’s working. Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo of Petrillo and Powell shares a recent case in point on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
After years of steady declines, spending on contracts by the armed forces and Defense agencies are heading back up. Andrew Hunter, director of the defense-industrial initiatives group at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with more.
Army says commands have already issued several RFPs under new contract vehicle for cloud services, migration.
The General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department held an industry day to explain how the new process under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program would work.
Congress has been criticized for kicking the can down the road when it comes to federal spending, but as the government shutdown clocks ticks closer to midnight — and agencies dust off their contingency plans — some are wondering if that kicked can might be the best option right now.
The Defense Department won’t have any problems spending money if Congress can pass a budget next week.
Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, applauds the Trump administration’s intent but questions its approach to reigning in contract duplication.
The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is still awarding contracts despite months of uncertainty.
The Defense Contract Audit Agency is beset by backlogs and other problems and industry has ideas that might help.
The Office of Management and Budget’s ambitious plan to reorganize and restructure the government is asking agencies to consider ideas such as shared services, insourcing and outsourcing and all-but-mandating the use of existing multiple-award contracts. These concepts have real potential to change and transform agencies and their mission areas.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency wants to work with “non-traditional partners” as it navigates the future of satellite images and big data.