Lightning has struck twice in the same spot now — NSA and Booz Allen Hamilton.
After a six year decline in spending, budgets have begun to bounce back in 2016, and contract spending is expected to follow that upturn shortly after as the trend continues into 2017.
The Defense Department will likely have to make significant changes to a much-anticipated IT services contract known as ENCORE III following a legal decision that upheld challenges by two prospective bidders.
The Labor Department hired Booz Allen Hamilton under a $74.2 million contract to manage its financial management system while it prepares to move to a federal shared service provider in 2019.
Interior Department and Forest Service officials say a new $182 million contract awarded to Booz Allen Hamilton will make it easier for travelers to plan their visits to national parks, lands and waters.
Objections to the use of lowest-price technically acceptable for contracts are growing, including Booz Allen Hamilton and CACI protests of DISA’s $17.5 billion ENCORE III solicitation and a new bill from two senators to restrict when the military uses this type of contract.
Industry partners are trying to give the next DHA CIO a leg up when the position is filled.
As agencies continue moving to the cloud, what’s the state of the migration in government today, and what opportunities and challenges remain? Those questions and many others were answered during the panel discussion, “Cloud in Government: Promise and Practice”.
The Defense Department builds economic assumptions and cost savings into its budget, but when those savings are too optimistic it hurts critical programs.
Despite clear benefits to cloud computing in both the public and private sectors – from information sharing and efficiencies to cost reduction – questions remain, particularly in the federal government. What is the state of cloud adoption? What’s the demand for moving to the cloud? What challenges are associated with a cloud migration?
Greg Wenzel, executive vice president and lead, Digital Initiatives, at Booz Allen Hamilton's Strategic Initiative Group, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how agencies can generate and store big data in a secure manner. February 16, 2016
It may be another 9 months until the football season returns, but federal managers have another team sport they can play in the meantime. It's called innovation. Yes, innovation is not a contact but a contract sport at least according to the Partnership for Public Service. Ron Sanders, principal author of the new study on how agencies can team up with industry and academia, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share how you can play without getting hurt.
A group of former and current federal executives advise against making the mobility provisions in the executive order to reform the Senior Executive Service too narrow.
“They face concerns about their economic security and they face concerns about their isolation from the larger community, from family and friends, and everyday Americans,” Kathy Roth-Douquet, president and CEO of Blue Star Families, told Federal News Radio Custom Media Director Jason Fornicola on this week’s In Focus. “By actively seeking to employ military spouses and train them in portable careers, we can help address that very difficult issue without impacting the federal government budget. And in terms of creating connections, Blue Star Families runs a number of programs to help connect Americans to the militaries in their community.