NITAAC

  • Agencies expected to spend almost $200B on acquisition in Q4 2020

    The federal fourth quarter spending spree is in full swing with agencies expected to spend more money during the last three months of 2020 than they have spent in the previous five years during the final quarter of the fiscal year.

  • Could NITAAC’s $40B governmentwide IT contract be a boon for small businesses?

    Keith Johnson, the contracting lead for the CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP4 vehicles for NITAAC, said his office is reviewing industry comments on the $40 billion CIO-SP4 draft solicitation and will release the final one in late calendar year 2020.

  • NIH’s NITAAC following familiar path to deliver acquisitions during coronavirus

    Keith Johnson, the contracting lead for the CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP4 vehicles for NITAAC, said a structural problem to the organization’s building forced employees to work remotely for more than a year so the adjustment during the coronavirus has been minimal.

  • The downside of a wildly successful governmentwide 8(a) contract

    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.

  • Letter to the Editor: NITAAC responds to misstatements

    NITAAC responds to incorrect statements made on the 9/3 episode of Amtower Off Center.

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    Larry Allen, managing director of the Federal Market Access practice at BDO, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the top contracting issues including end of fiscal year IT spending, and whether there will be another government shutdown.

  • The state of the GovCon market

    What is currently driving the mergers and acquisitions activity in the government contracting market? Find out when Washington Technology Editor Nick Wakeman joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. July 16, 2018

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners gives his thoughts on a wide range of contracting issues including the latest from the Small Business Administration on size and status re-certifications and the use of OTAs in DoD. March 12, 2018

  • All things AAS & FEDSIM

    How does the government acquire IT products and services and where does GSA’s Office of Assisted Acquisition Services fit in? Find out this week when AAS Assistant Commissioner Tom Howder and FEDSIM Director Chris Hamm join host Mark Amtower of Amtower Off Center. July 3, 2017

  • “NITAAC in Your Pocket”

    Rob Coen, director of the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss NITAAC’s portfolio of government wide contract vehicles. March 22, 2016