It has been over one year since this blog discussed the issues associated with the Defense Department’s plan and justification for its single-award of a $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) cloud contract. DoD’s…
In today’s Federal Newscast, an investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Steven Schooner, Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the role data plays in the procurement system, including how it is used to effectively measure contract performance.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Interior Department fell short of its hiring goal for seasonal firefighters ahead of another dry season.
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.
Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld and Deep Water Point Partner and GM Andy Patrichuk, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss what companies can do to increase their odds of winning government contracts.
The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration released details about program and policies that outline the future of major acquisition efforts.
The Department of Health and Human Services decided in June that its Program Support Office would immediately stop offering assisted acquisition services, impacting dozens of agencies.
Army Futures Command is off and running, but it may be lacking on engagement with small business.
Jay Mahanand, the chief information officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development, said the plan is to launch an enterprise portfolio management program that USAID will deploy worldwide in the coming months.
Last week, GSA issued a draft Request for Proposal for its initial Proof of Concept to implement Section 846 of the fiscal year 2018 NDAA.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Mark Esper is poised to become the next Defense secretary. If he’s confirmed, one of his first jobs will be to help fill the rest of the vacant politically-appointed positions in the Pentagon.
Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, the Air Force’s top acquisition authority, tells government officials it’s time to give more credit to industry requests for contracts
Section 809 Chairman Dave Drabkin shared several recommendations for the Defense Department acquisition process that can be implemented immediately, without Congressional approval.