How Sept. 11 changed government contracting forever

The market underwent a rapid transformation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Government contracting hasn't been the same since.

Lockheed makes a health IT acquisition

Lockheed Martin Corp. is acquiring QTC Holdings Inc., a provider of outsourced medical evaluation services to the government. Move builds Lockheed's health IT portfolio.

CGI unit captures $26M visa processing order

CGI's Stanley Associates unit will provide processing support for visa applications in Russia and other countries in the region.


Defense bills blur an opportunity

The fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act contains more than two dozen significant procurement-related provisions. Some raise serious concerns, others raise questions, and still others could have positive results.

L-1 will process applicants' fingerprints in Tenn.

L-1 Identity Solutions Inc. has won a $40 million contract to be the exclusive provider of digital fingerprinting services for the state of Tennessee and process more than 175,000 applicants annually.

Lawmakers want competitive sourcing on the table

House members have asked the Appropriations Committee chairman to keep funding bills free from “provisions inhibiting the utilization of the private sector.”

STG builds outsourcing network for HUD IG office

STG Inc. has won a $7 million contract to develop an outsourcing network for the Housing and Urban Development Department, according to an announcement dated July 19.

Videoconferencing wins over more than just rocket scientists

Videoconferencing is becoming a compelling technology that can allow government customers to collaborate without leaving their offices or spending time and money on travel.

Ban insourcing until policy published, rep urges

Rep. Mick Mulvaney says impact of insourcing on small businesses needs to be considered.

Biz groups want Congress to protect outsourcing

A coalition of business groups is asking Congress to uphold outsourcing and limit insourcing in the upcoming fiscal 2012 spending bills.

Dell gains $252M award to run nuke agency's IT infrastructure

Nuclear Regulatory Commission turns to Dell for outsourced IT services.


5 cloud gotchas and how to avoid them

For systems integrators to bring a success cloud solution to their customers they must address critical issues around security, storage and systems architectures. Do you know how to avoid these five pitfalls?

Lockheed might outsource F-35 to Japan

As part of its sales pitch to Japanese buyers, Lockheed Martin said it would consider building some of the fighter jets in Japan.

Should contractors count when feds want to cut heads?

Members of Congress are wondering if contractors should be included when agencies are looking at reducing their workforce.

GSA floats another cloud procurement

The General Services Administration wants to move enterprise IT management to the cloud. But they have a few questions for industry first.

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