The Air Force is in the middle of a major acquisition reform. Part of that is trying to learn how to work with tech startups and small businesses.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is promising more open communication from the Pentagon.
The General Services Administration’s multiple-award schedule contracts generate about $45 billion in annual sales. The challenge will be to build portals, not flea markets.
Congress mandated the new office two years ago to drive more consistency into the ways in which the military handles IP rights in its contracts.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington obtained hundreds of emails showing VA officials questioned the Mar-A-Lago crowd’s influence on electronic health record modernization.
The Interior Department awards a $94 million contract to move its email to Microsoft O365, while DHS will release its solicitation for FirstSource III in January.
For details, David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Coalition for Government Procurement, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Professional Services Council say the interim final rule published Aug. 13 needs some clarity around False Claims Act liability.
In today’s Federal Newscast, it’s now known when the Federal Acquisition Service will release its consolidated schedule, which will include the new special item numbers and terms and conditions.
With professional services growing as a percentage of federal contract dollars, agencies pay close attention to whom its bidders are offering.
The Department of Homeland Security released a solicitation through its Commercial Solutions Opening pilot to see if vendors have artificial intelligence tools to improve the Contractor Performance Assessment Retrieval System (CPARS) process.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Program Support Center is not answering the phone or email for many of its customers and decided it doesn’t have the authority to transfer contracts back to their home agencies.
Larry Allen, managing director at BDO, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what’s going on and what it means to contractors.
This week, the FAR Council issued an interim rule implementing a piece of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019, prohibits contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services from some Chinese entities or affiliates — or those found to be connected to China.