Shawn McCarthy, the research director for IDC Government Insights, said spending on legacy systems has increased by 13 percent over the last five years alone.
The infusion of new contractors means that the OASIS program will be well-positioned to continue to deliver best value mission support to meet customer agency needs.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Publishing Offices takes another stab at finding a vendor to print and mail 2020 census forms.
The Pentagon is using its Other Transaction Authority for “nontraditional” contractors to replace the Defense Travel System. But the recipient is a Fortune 500 company.
The VA bought a generic medicine from a company selling New Jersey-made tablets containing an active ingredient from India.
Congress is further along in the annual appropriations process than it usually is at this point in August, but that doesn’t mean contractors should drop planning for the possibility of a government shutdown.
The Defense Innovation Unit is temporarily slowing down so it won’t repeat past mistakes.
The State Department approved hundreds of multi-million-dollar purchases without taking the due diligence to ensure the agency would get the most value for their money, according to a recent inspector general report.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
GSA’s Kay Ely, the assistant commissioner for the IT category, announced she will retire by Dec. 31 after taking on a 90-day detail to work on the agency’s merger with OPM.
Agencies got a big boost in appropriations midway through the fiscal year, making it harder than usual for them to write contracts to spend all of their appropriated funds.
The Defense Department’s process for buying commercial items can take even longer than its traditional procurement system.
Three federal procurement experts analyzed Oracle’s protest of DoD’s $10 billion cloud contract and found the software company is on solid ground.
Kevin Lynch, president and chief executive officer for the National Industries for the Blind will discuss the organizations mission, its role in the procurement system, and the evolving role of e-Commerce in federal procurement. August 10, 2018