Vendors say they received little notice from GSA ahead of the 8(a) STARS II governmentwide contract reaching its contract ceiling in early April and this forced them and their agency customers to look for new procurement vehicles.
In today’s Federal Newscast, as agencies are developing their plans to reopen offices, the National Treasury Employees Union releases its own conditions.
Laura Stanton, currently the deputy assistant commission for GSA’s IT Category, will take over on an acting basis when Bill Zielinski leaves on June 5.
Agencies expected to award 58 task orders under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract by March 31, but instead awarded 10, putting the $50 billion program on a path similar to the last telecommunications transition debacle.
Five of the nine EIS vendors raised concerns about the delays in releasing task orders under EIS, about what the solicitations are asking for and the quality of the requirements detailed in the documents saying the transition is taking on too much of a Networx-like flavor.
The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations pushed the General Services Administration for answers over how it will ensure e-commerce platform vendors will meet federal acquisition regulations and laws.
House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations members want to hold agencies accountable for their slow pace in moving to the enterprise infrastructure solutions (EIS) contract.
GSA officials say 5G will help bring the Internet of Things to every level of government, but that increase in smart sensors also means a greater surface area for cyber intrusions.
The General Services Administration launched a robotics process automation community of practice to collect and share best practices across government.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.