Tom Temin outlines why recent cloud strategies released by the Defense Department read more like a way of backing into what the department has already been doing in cloud computing.
Agencies impacted and not impacted by the partial government shutdown released up to eight times more RFPs, RFIs and awards on FedBizOpps.gov last week as compared to the same weeks in previous years.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates there were about $2.3 billion in government contracts that would have been issued to small firms over the past month, but weren’t because of the government shutdown.
The Defense Department will consolidate the 28 agencies of the fourth estate’s networks into just two. Currently, they serve on 34 different networks.
The Air Force believes it’s proved the value of agile software development via its Kessel Run project. The next task is to spread it across the service.
At an industry day for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) program, GSA and DoD officials laid out an aggressive timeline to release the solicitation and make an award.
The Defense Information Systems Agency released a final request for proposal on Oct. 11 for a 10-year $6.5 billion single-award contract known as Global Solutions Management – Operations II (GSM-O II).
DISA still isn’t using the cyber excepted service to help hire new talent.
As industry continues to await one final RFP, DISA is examining policy changes that will help it implement its DEOS contract.
A new report from Sen. McCaskill’s office says the Trump administration’s 2019 budget would cut five Inspectors General office’s budgets and give nine IG offices less than what they requested.