John Cavadias

  • $50B Alliant 2 IT services contract gets the go-ahead for agency use

    A vendor received no help from the district court after it dismissed the case of whether GAO must comply with the Administrative Procedures Act.

  • Alliant 2 and other billion-dollar contracts worth watching this fall

    After almost nine months of no news, GSA asked vendors bidding on the Alliant 2 GWAC to guarantee their bids through Dec. 31.

  • GAO ruling lets GSA buy the USDA steak, not the mystery meat

    The Government Accountability Office’s decision to deny four protests of GSA’s Alliant 2 contracts for IT services could end up being a landmark ruling.

  • Jason Miller: What will GSA’s next big governmentwide acquisition contract look like?

    Agencies and industry have a few more days to tell the General Services Administration what they think about the next, big governmentwide acquisition contract. GSA is accepting a second round of comments on the $50 billion Alliant 2 GWAC. Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller spoke with the trio of GSA executives running the contract — Casey Kelley, Richard Blake and John Cavadias on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. They discussed the program and how it’ll be different than the current Alliant GWAC. First, we hear from Cavadias, the senior contracting officer in the Enterprise Acquisition Division of the Federal Acquisition Service.

  • Alliant 2: Where has it been and where is it going?

    Casey Kelley, John Cavadias and Richard Blake, members of GSA’s Alliant 2 management team will discuss the program’s overall acquisition strategy and goals. October 27, 2015

  • All things Alliant 2

    Members of GSA’s Alliant team, Casey Kelley, Richard Blake and John Cavadias, join host Mark Amtower to discuss the upcoming Alliant 2 contract. October 26, 2015

  • John Cavadias: GSA takes a hard look at Alliant 2

    When it comes to the replacement vehicle for its popular Alliant governmentwide acquisition contract, the General Services Administration is being super careful. For Alliant 2, it has conducted a series of requests for information with industry. John Cavadias, lead contracting officer for Alliant 2 tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin why GSA did so much research before issuing the request for proposals for a vehicle on which agencies will eventially spend tens of billions of dollars.

  • All things Alliant

    Members of GSA’s Alliant team join host Mark Amtower to discuss the program, Alliant 2, GSA Schedule 70 and more. July 27, 2015