Dell Perot Systems will process citizenship and immigration applications under a $120 million contract with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services bureau.
Information technology spending by states and localities will remain strong in 2010, but the deep recession is forcing them to rethink how IT delivers services.
There's no resolution in sight for the shrinking talent pool of federal employees who have the expertise and knowledge to handle the ever-increasing number of government procurements.
The economic climate might be creating headaches for state and local agencies, but the growing need for human services will create new opportunities for systems integrators in 2010.
The administration wants a workforce that can carry out the government's operations and reduce the reliance on contractors.
OFPP publishes proposed policy to help agencies decide when work should be outsourced to contractors.
Companies will compete to handle the agency's PC, mobile communications and other related services for an estimated $2.5 billion over 10 years. Four other contracts will bring the total to more than $4 billion for a broad range of IT services.
The Haiti relief effort offers an important lesson for those responding to the everyday challenges of government.
Computer Sciences Corp. and Stanley Inc. each have won a prime contract to run non-immigrant visa application processing under a $2.8 billion program.
DOD's IG found that a company helped develop a contract and then bid on it.
The Government Accountability Office told TSA to restart the competition for the Information Technology Infrastructure Program, putting TSA back at square one.
The Obama administration has set in motion a set of guidelines and initiatives that figure to undo many Bush administration outsourcing efforts. But OMB officials want agencies to insource jobs based on strategic plans, not just to fulfill administration ideals.
The contracting memo influenced much of the procurement policy guidance in 2009, but experts say its effects will be subtle this year.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is not exercising enough oversight over $3.6 billion worth of contracts a year, says the GAO.
Barely a week after restarting work on its $500 million infrastructure contract, TSA issues a stop-work order to CSC.