Opinion

26 years after Clinger-Cohen, the government still struggles to be a smart buyer

But the IT industry can play a critical role in helping agencies make better decisions and use technology to save costs and be more efficient.

Contracts

Army awards $675M security tech operation contract

Awardees will help operate and maintain systems used to control entry into Army facilities.

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MDA chooses small business for $385M testing support contract

The Missile Defense Agency also wants the awardee to help make a new instrumentation system.

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SAIC wins $757M Army IT management contract

The branch sought support for a system that supplies enterprise software to users.

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The path to averting a shutdown is still unclear, with just days until the deadline

The Senate is set to vote on a continuing resolution Tuesday that would fund agencies for 10 more weeks, but includes provisions many lawmakers oppose.

Companies

HII promotes new corporate tech chief

The shipbuilding giant continues to emphasize the technology integration leg of its overall strategy.

Contracts

General Dynamics extends VA service desk work

The company confirms its win of a $110 million contract that includes automation and knowledge management technology.

Companies

L3Harris hires new mission systems president

The executive currently in that role will move into another focused on overall corporate strategy.

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AT&T books $119M CBP network task order

The Customs and Border Protection agency is building on efforts to modernize telecommunications environment.

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Round 9: Air Force adds 30 more companies to JADC2 connectivity program

The military continues to cast an open net across industry for networking and communications technologies.

Companies

BigBear.ai reworks senior leadership structure

The moves follow the departures of both the chief operating and technology officers, plus a 7% workforce reduction amid an ongoing transformation effort.

Companies

Optiv hires new federal leader

The information security company is looking for growth with agencies and through partnerships.

Companies

Leidos names retired vice admiral to lead maritime group

That business includes naval engineering, autonomous underwater vehicles and advanced sensors.

Contracts

GSA to study demographic equity in remote identity tech

The agency plans to test the accuracy of tools like facial recognition software across different demographic groups. 

Companies

DOT, SBA and others team up to attract new entrants to the federal market

A new interagency collaboration to promote opportunities for small and disadvantaged businesses featured in the new infrastructure bill is "vital" to federal equity goals, officials said.

Contracts

Industry objections spur changes to cybersecurity provisions in defense bill  

Key members of the House and Senate are altering proposals for identifying systemically important critical infrastructure and securing the software supply chain.

Contracts

Boeing's $5B missile defense win hit by conflict-of-interest allegations

One protestor is arguing that an industry teammate of Boeing had previously overseen work on the ground-based defense system.

Companies

Google hires Booz Allen vet to lead public sector business

Google stood up the business over the summer to have a single unit responsible for selling the tech giant's product suite in the government and education markets.