For a roundup and the effects it’s all having, the Executive Vice President and Counsel at the professional services counsel, Alan Chvotkin spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Bill Marion, who left federal service after 28 years including the last four years as the deputy chief information officer of the Air Force, said the next deputy CIO will have a long list of priorities including continuing network modernization, transforming risk management and ensuring the service has a digital workforce.
The Pentagon told its contracting officers and contract administrators to boost the amount of money it pays vendors in the form of progress payments as one way to increase their cash flow amidst a sagging economy.
The Navy’s spending has increased every year since 2014. But that battleship could start coming around next year.
Julie Dunne, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, said contracting officers and vendors are finding ways to bring innovation, agility and speed to the pandemic emergency.
One company will manage moves for DoD under the new agreement.
More families are paying rent in two places and losing childcare as the coronavirus outbreak continues.
The Army got into trouble with an important cybersecurity contract when it made a classic mistake of not awarding it on the basis it said it would.
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The Navy Department’s acquisition boss says the pandemic has helped to drive efficiencies into the contracting system, and many of them will need to become a lasting part of how the Navy and Marine Corps do business.
Small defense businesses are laying off employees, but they may have an opportunity to grow with DoD.
The General Services Administration’s inspector general reviewed new schedule contracts or those being renewed over a three-year period and found the agency may not be getting the price discounts that the government should expect.
U.S. Forces Korea has banned several non-uniformed personnel from its bases for the next two years for violating the command’s health protection orders.
The DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program is using several of its supercomputers to help with various aspects of the government’s COVID-19 response.