The Department of Defense has been working on guidelines to help its contracting officers decide whether potential noncompetitive contracts are worth their advertised prices. The new guidelines address different ways agencies can tackle situations where they don’t have information available to them.
The Department of Justice alleged Sandia used federal funds to lobby Congress for non-competitive extensions to its Management and Operating contract won in 1993.
The Coast Guard is seeing many of its projects growing into programs of record with acquisition plans and contracts that are both on schedule and on budget thanks to a new strategy.
A new IBM Center for The Business of Government report says CIOs lack understanding for innovation metrics, which could grow their operations if used.
While its known as a marketplace for contraband and subculture activity, network defenders have found that movement in the dark web can help predict potential hacks and breaches.
An updated report from the Office of Management and Budget states that agencies face $1.8 billion in governmentwide cuts if sequestration kicks in unless Congress lifts spending caps.
The Army plans on requesting proposals for the third iterations of its ITES and ADMC contracts by next January. New proposals will likely tackle target areas such as mobility, cloud integration and cybersecurity, but CHESS wants to make sure small businesses are in the running for contracts.
The Office of Personnel Management faces a third lawsuit in the wake of the cybersecurity breach it suffered in June that resulted in 22 million past, present, and potential federal employees having their personal information stolen.
A former federal police officer has been charged with trying to manufacture meth inside a federal laboratory in Maryland.
The Presidential Innovation Fellows Program is now a permanent fixture in the federal government. President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday grouping the PIF program under the General Services Administration with an advisory board to oversee…
The Department of Defense launched its revamped anti -improvised explosive device agency with a new name and broader mission capacity. JIDA monitors new trends in IED development, weapons, tactics and techniques used by enemy combatants and stops them before they can do damage.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is spearheading a proactive disclosure effort to measure the cost and effectiveness of making information from Freedom of Information Act requests available as soon as possible.
Sens. James Lankford’s (R-Okla.) and Heidi Heitkamp’s (D-N.D.) retirement fraud reduction bill made it through the Senate on Wednesday. The bill criminalizes misusing federal retirement funds as a felony.
The Office of Personnel Management’s retirement backlog spiked in July with more claims filed than expected and no way to process them fast enough. Its the first month the inventory hasn’t seen a decrease since February.