Alan Thomas, who recently left after more than two years as the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, is the executive vice president of special projects at Trowbridge.
GAO and the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee released annual reports highlighting continued decreases in bid protests, by 16%, and in the number of companies suspended or debarred.
At the annual Defense Information Systems Agency’s forecast to industry, executives told more than 1,000 contractors about plans to expand the browser isolation pilot and test the use of blockchain for logistics.
Toni Townes-Whitley, president for U.S. Regulated Industries at Microsoft, said industry is shifting away from providing software or products to finding more relevant mission-focused technologies and services.
The Second Generation Information Technology (2GIT) blanket purchase agreements (BPAs) includes five line items such as data center, end user and network products.
President and CEO of the Professional Services Council David Berteau joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for what services contractors are thinking.
The Department of Homeland Security released two solicitations seeking industry help to consolidate and modernize as many as 22 legacy financial management systems for a fifth time in the last 15 years.
OFPP and ACT-IAC partnered to collect and describe acquisition innovations as a way to reduce the friction of acquisition through a new Periodic Table of Acquisition Elements.
Laura Stanton, GSA’s deputy assistant commissioner for category management in the Office of IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service, said six-to-eight agencies will pilot this approach to small purchases over the next three years.
The Defense Innovation Unit finally shows its cards on what it’s been working on the past few years.
The Defense Department made its award, but the JEDI story doesn’t end here.
Policy and legal experts say informal guidance can be helpful to agency stakeholders and others but acknowledged instances where the documents have become stand-ins for the official rulemaking process.
Gordon Bitko, the FBI CIO, will join the trade association IT Industry Council in November as its senior vice president of policy where he serve as the chief policy strategist for the technology industry in the government and public sector market.
Andrew Churchill, the vice president of federal for Qlik, said the technology and data are coming together to drive policy decisions.