GSA decided to use its upcoming IT services contract vehicle, known as COMET, to implement its new Contract Acquisition Life-Cycle Management (CALM) system. The decision surprised some vendors.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA employees relocating to Kansas City will now get incentive payments to make up for their now lower salaries.
William Weisberg, attorney at Centre Law and Consulting, explains why the Trump administration’s latest “buy American” EO might not affect many procurements
In today’s Federal Newscast, 123 C-130 planes are being temporarily removed from service after atypical cracks were discovered.
The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council released an interim final rule implementing the ban on ZTE and Huawei products and services on systems and networks used by federal contractors.
David Dowd, partner at Mayer Brown LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the legal, policy and market implications of GSA’s Section 846 e-commerce initiative.
Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement argued it is important to recognize, however, that, consistent with the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, there are circumstances that necessitate the use of government-unique terms and conditions.
For the latest, Tom Temin spoke with Bob Metzger, an attorney at Rogers, Joseph O’Donnell and co-author of the Mitre Report “Deliver Uncompromised.”
Gary Gray, William Riski and George Schleh of Acquisition Systems Associates, make the case for why DoD should be more aggressive in their use of middle tier acquisition approaches.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, the new DoD Secretary and the president continue to weigh-in on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement raising questions about the future of the initiative.
Potential contractors and grantees are waiting longer to get a CAGE Code from the Defense Logistics Agency, which is needed to do business with the government.
Mike Smoyer, CEO of the Digital Government Institute, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss cybersecurity, IT modernization and the upcoming 930gov conference.
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.
Jose Arrieta, chief information officer at HHS, said the Accelerate platform will take data from the five current contract writing systems and add microservices on top so contracting officers can take advantage of the information to make better decisions.