A federal judge ruled the Pentagon’s JEDI contract ran afoul of a law that requires large ID/IQ contracts to go to multiple vendors. But Oracle can’t win its lawsuit on that basis.
Formal investigations rarely substantiate whistleblower retaliation claims by contractor employees, but a new alternative dispute resolution program is showing promise.
With a Defense secretary confirmed and a deputy secretary in the wings, Pentagon officials said they’ll prioritize filling the rest of DoD’s vacant political positions.
Delta Air Lines reduced its spare parts inventory by $500 million by moving toward condition-based maintenance. The Air Force thinks it can achieve something similar.
The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.
Responses to the Army’s Enterprise IT-as-a-Service prototype are due within a month, work is set to begin by the end of this year.
The Court of Federal Claims’ brief ruling did not fully explain the rationale behind the decision, but appeared to clear the way for DoD to award the $10 billion contract next month.
Justice Department and Amazon Web Services attorneys filed separate responses highlighting what they say are false or misleading claims made by Oracle in its Court of Federal Claims protest.
A new DoD policy memo demands more data to support the prices the military pays for spare parts. But it only applies to one company.
Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office will be a single point of accountability for EHR modernization, the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs said. But lawmakers are skeptical.
The Pentagon said it has begun a 30-day “consultative period” with its labor unions over the conditions of its planned transfer of 1,200 IT workers to the Defense Information Systems Agency.
DoD’s inspector general says the regional security stacks are still hampered by inadequate requirements planning and insufficient training for cyber defenders.
In a complaint to the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the union says DoD is violating the law by reassigning more than 1,000 employees without consulting collective bargaining representatives.