DISA releases a request for information to industry for a government owned, contractor operated approach to back-office IT services and network consolidation and optimization.
The Pentagon has launched a new data gathering effort to try to detect sole-source vendors who are making excess profits by hiding their cost data from contracting officers.
Oracle filed an amended complaint to the Court of Federal Claims that provides more details to what it alleges a deep conflict of interest in the development of the $10 billion JEDI cloud program.
DIB SCC’s Mike Gordon and Steve Shirley joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to detail how they plan to help companies shore up the defense supply chain.
Oracle Corp. wrote letters to the leaders of the House and Senate armed services and appropriations committees explaining why they believe the Pentagon’s requirements for its JEDI cloud program are unreasonable and more oversight is needed.
Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president at the Professional Services Council, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about what the accelerated payments would mean for contractors.
John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss a newly issued high risk list.
Charlie E. Williams, Jr. and Nick Tsiopanas, members of the Section 809 panel, explain why their recommendations will benefit both DoD and small firms.
An internal review by the Pentagon found the JEDI cloud program did not suffer prejudice from two employees with ties to Amazon Web Services, but potential ethical violations emerge.
Industry experts say the CIA’s C2E cloud procurement demonstrates that a multi-cloud, multi-vendor approach is necessary for the agency’s needs of today and tomorrow.
Air Force Lt. Col. Sam Kidd, general counsel and a professional staff member of the Section 809 panel, said buying commercial products and services has become too cumbersome and slow for the Pentagon.
An audit of a sample of DoD’s contracts with Transdigm found half the company’s earnings were “excess” profit, but the inspector general said the findings highlight a need for broad policy changes.
The backlog of pending security clearances and other matters at the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is down more than 25 percent from its record-high nearly a year ago. The backlog today stands at 541,000 investigations, NBIB Director Charlie Phalen said.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted by the last government shutdown, in an upcoming disaster relief package.