Acquisition

  • Mile High Green Government

    President Obama is in Denver today to sign The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, known to most of us as the stimulus bill. That bill includes money for alternative energy. And right there in Denver,…

  • White House launches Recovery.gov

    The White House, with the help of the General Services Administration, launched the site this morning. Sources say the site is using similar technology behind the USAspending.gov site to track federal contracts and grants.

  • DoD, students provide a glimpse of the future

    One approach DoD and many other agencies are using to address the impending retirement wave is by attracting high school students through the Chief Information Officer Council’s Information Technology Job Shadow Day.

  • USCG moves past ‘Deepwater’ problems

    The Coast Guard buys a lot of equipment and supplies, but how should all that work get done? To answer that question, the Coast Guard came up with a set of acquisition priorities.

  • Waiting Isn’t Always a Virtue

    The economic stimulus package is on its way to becoming law. About $62 billion of contracting opportunities included in the package. Jeremy Potter, Senior Analyst with INPUT, tells us why it’s better to act now.

  • When Companies Can Expect Stimulus Dollars

    Sandy Hoe Partner McKenna, Long & Aldridge February 10th, 2009

  • GSA, ReadtheStimulus.org, Treasury Dept.

    CHEERS To Bob Martinez, Patrick Jones, Paul Davis, and Tim Cashman, GSA Pacific Rim, Public Building Service employees, who increased the use of renewable energy at the California Land Port of Entry in Otay Mesa,…

  • Green Government

    Reduce electricity, use less water, and cut down on fossil fuels – those are a few of the energy mandates to federal agencies by the year 2015. But for the past 30 years, government leaders…

  • DoD seeks contractor to run analysis center.

    Opportunity name: Operation of the Information Assurance Technical Analysis Center (IATAC) Agency: Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Contract length: 7 years Estimated value: $1.68 billion Incumbent: Booz Allen Hamilton Services provided: The operations of the…

  • OPM, Hewitt Associates settle dispute over ‘RetireEZ’ contract

    The Officer of Personnel Management terminated its $290 million, 10-year contract with Hewitt Associates to develop the recalculation engine for OPM’s ”RetireEZ” program. Now, the two sides have settled their dispute.

  • Schedules panel finalizing recommendations

    Group to submit suggestions to GSA administrator in early March

  • Policies, Provisions, and Pricings

    GSA’s Multiple Awards Schedule Advisory Panel is plugging along in their mission to save government money. They met just a few days ago to discuss a variety of issues. Elliott Branch is Director of Contracts…

  • Studying Contracting in Iraq

    The latest report from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, Stuart Bowen, is out. General Bowen testified about the report before the new Commission on Wartime Contracting. Watch the entire morning session Watch the…

  • Greener Rides

    Federal agencies aren’t immune to the increasing cost of just about everything. Last year, we all felt the pinch of high gas prices topping over $4-dollars a gallon. So how can automakers help the government…