The General Services Administration’s inspector general recommended the Federal Acquisition Service cancel two of McKinsey and Company’s schedule contracts after finding problems with how the agency negotiated the prices for consulting services.
Potential contractors and grantees are waiting longer to get a CAGE Code from the Defense Logistics Agency, which is needed to do business with the government.
Delta Air Lines reduced its spare parts inventory by $500 million by moving toward condition-based maintenance. The Air Force thinks it can achieve something similar.
The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.
The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration released details about program and policies that outline the future of major acquisition efforts.
Matt Goodrich, of GSA, Ben Sweezy, of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Tony Scardino of USPTO, are among the federal executives on the move over the last month.
The Department of Health and Human Services decided in June that its Program Support Office would immediately stop offering assisted acquisition services, impacting dozens of agencies.
The CIO Council’s Application Rationalization Playbook provides a six-step approach for how agencies can more efficiently manage their IT portfolios and decide whether to keep software in house or take it to the cloud.
Military spouses can now qualify for $500 in reimbursement.
After missing the mark last year, the Army thinks it will get the soldiers it needs in 2019.
The Professional Services Council, an industry association, asked the Senate Appropriations Committee to limit the type of work Federally-Funded Research and Development Centers can do for DoD.
The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations’ report on the cybersecurity at eight agencies highlights systemic problems over the last decade and offers several recommendations.
GAO ranked 10 federal systems in most need of modernization and they range from 8-to-51 years old and cost about $337 million annually to maintain.
As part DoD’s move to shore up its supply chain, the Pentagon is developing with industry and other experts a new cybersecurity maturity model that is borrowing from standards like ISO 9000.