• GSA’s canceled RFQ shows growing cracks in federal contracting

    The General Services Administration withdrew an RFQ for data analytics after working on it for more than 18 months.

  • GAO decides one of first protests based on FedRAMP compliance

    SRA loses its bid protest of the HHS award for cloud email services to InfoReliance. GAO says HHS’ evaluation factors were reasonable and properly considered.

  • DoD, VA’s health IT efforts grow out of leadership, necessity

    The agencies soon will issue solicitations that will take them one step closer to deploying integrated electronic health records for service members, veterans and their families. The departments have been working on the project for years but have only recently begun to demonstrate tangible progress.

  • SRA gets no counter offers for takeover

    The Washington Business Journal reports that SRA has not gotten any counter offers to its planned acquisition by Providence Equity Partners.

  • SRA’s CEO on company’s $1.8B sale

    Stan Sloane, president and CEO of SRA International, discusses what’s in the deal and what it means for outstanding contracts.

  • Analysis: SRA and Deltek acquisitions

    Allen Federal’s Larry Allen explains the impact of the acquisitions on the contracting community.

  • Private equity firm to buy SRA for $1.8B

    SRA, an IT services and consulting company, is expected to be sold to a private equity firm for more than $1.8 billion.

  • Proposed Pentagon cuts make strange bedfellows

    Five days after proposing controversial cuts in Pentagon spending, much of official Washington still is reeling. Defense Secretary Gates called for $100 billion in spending reductions over the next five years. Some of the proposals to achieve those savings are finding mixed reaction among officials on Capitol Hill and in industry.

  • Army sends in tech squad to fix cemetery

    CIO’s office detailed experts to assess the problems, and formulate a plan to improve how Arlington National Cemetery manages and tracks veterans’ records. Lt. Gen. Sorenson says the first thing is to ensure the data is correct. He says the end result could include an online capability to find out where loved ones are buried.

  • IT dashboard pushes CIOs back to the front and center

    Transparency gives additional clout to make technology projects perform. Tool replaces OMB watch lists and makes information more interactive.