GSA, OMB embrace Congressional enthusiasm for commercial e-commerce portals, but say several more legal changes are needed to bring the plan to fruition.
In today’s Federal Newscast, CACI International makes an offer to buy IT contractor CSRA after it had already agreed to a deal with General Dynamics.
The recent Other Transaction Authority (OTA) acquisition for a cloud migration tool, combined with the incomplete draft JEDI RFP, raises significant questions as to whether DoD is sacrificing innovation in the name of innovation.
The winning bidder of a DoE contract ran into protests because of its novel approach to handling very dangerous material.
The department announced a beta platform called Lighthouse Lab for developers to access tools for creating mobile and web applications.
What are the key NDAA provisions that could impact DoD operations? Find out when Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, joins host Roger Waldron on this weeken’s Off the Shelf. March 13, 2018
The Professional Services Council plans to submit comment to the Defense Department on how they can shorten their procurement and acquisition lead time.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners gives his thoughts on a wide range of contracting issues including the latest from the Small Business Administration on size and status re-certifications and the use of OTAs in DoD. March 12, 2018
State Department will begin including a clause in contracts to ensure that vendors are explicitly informed up front of requirements for contractor cooperation with its Office of Inspector General.
Defense Department announced a single-award IDIQ approach to execute a contract lasting up to 10-years, for potentially billions of dollars in IT infrastructure services.
From reauthorization and reorganizations of the Homeland Security Department to whistleblower protections, security clearances and burrowing, these bills are worth keeping an eye on as the Senate debates, amends and votes on them.
After three years of reforms, Congress is getting its report card from the military.
The Federal Acquisition Service is developing a new special item number (SIN) for order level materials on service contracts.
How can immersive training transform training at the Department of Defense? Find out when Booz Allen’s Frank Wakeham, Amy Valdez, Kevin McClung, Mike Wikan and Derald Wise join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. March 6, 2018