When two competing bids come in for one contract, and the winner is tens of millions of dollars higher then the loser, something's up. That's what happened in the case of an Army communications deal. You can guess the result. Procurement attorney Joe Petrillo shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
When President Donald Trump issued his executive order freezing federal hiring, it contained a clause against using contractors to make up for it. Often these types of rules are leaky. David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what services contractors are seeing right now.
The Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) awarded a contractor for support services in January, but now is facing complaints from two unsuccessful bidders.
An ongoing court battle over a $182 million contract for Recreation.gov service hasn't stopped the team behind the government site from thinking big, at least when it comes to federal lands and waters data.
The General Services Administration released a request for information asking for input from the data community for other potential ways to validate and verify vendors.
Federal contractors can be forgiven if they're a little unsure of what to do over the next year. Between President Trump's tweets about major defense contractors and uncertainty over future General Services Administration policy, conditions are bit dicey at the moment. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, offers his take on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Government Information Technology Executive Council President Sean Kelley and Lou Anne Brossman, a member of council's Executive Advisory Board, join host Mark Amtower to the upcoming GITEC summit and the value of networking in GovCon. February 20, 2017
DISA is hurrying up its work to deliver unified capabilities to the Defense Department nearly a year early.
Stan Krejci, principal at the SK Group LLC, joins host Mark Amtower this week's on Amtower Off Center to explain why small businesses need a strong board of advisors. February 13, 2017
FBI Chief Information Officer Gordon Bitko is working to encourage innovation within agency standards while modernizing and consolidating enterprise IT services. Bitko discussed all of this and more with Federal News Radio's Jason Miller on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Trump administration's policies on procurement and information technology haven't quite come into focus. But signs say new Office of Management and Budget leadership might restrict use of certain contracts and contracting vehicles. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Air Force and CACI recently inked an agreement for the company to support crucial satellite operations for the next seven years. The deal is worth nearly half a billion dollars. John Mengucci, chief operating officer and president of U.S. operations at CACI, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) released a draft solicitation asking for industry input in creating a bug bounty program.
With agencies making slow, but steady progress under phases 1 and 2 of the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program, the Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration are exploring whether agencies will need a new model for Phase 3.