Which agencies are poorest in contractor clearance reciprocity?

Despite recent initiatives and established laws, new survey finds security clearance reciprocity remains a major problem for federal contractors.

Who's cheaper? Feds or contractors?

Who makes more, feds or private-sector workers? What's the better deal, contracting work or using federal employees? GAO says it doesn't know either. Why are these questions so challenging?

Defense bill brings insights to insourcing

The new defense bill would make federal officials explain their thinking.

Congress wants contractor cuts along with workforce caps

Senate and House members fear caps on federal employees without caps on contractors will push DOD to use more contractors.

Senator knocks government spending on contractors

Federal spending on contractor services is out of control and must be reined in, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill.

More pressure to limit contractor pay

Two members of the Senate want to limit contractor salaries and guess which government employee's pay sets the bar?

How one small business chipped away at the market and captured a $75M opportunity

LeapFrog Soutions builds off early success to land large marketing deal with FEMA; eyes growth in health IT.

DOD warns against outsourcing

A memo reminds defense agencies about current moratorium on public-private competition.

CSC, BAE re-up 17-year IT outsourcing agreement

The new agreement replaces the one due to expire next April and calls for CSC to deliver a full range of IT services to the UK-based defense contractor.

Saleforce promotes executive VP to COO

Enterprise cloud provider Salesforce.com has promoted executive vice president George Hu to chief operating officer to direct the company’s major shared operational functions.

SAIC sacks 3 execs in wake of CityTime scandal probe

SAIC’s probe of the CityTime scandal results in the firing of three key employees and the hiring of two outside firms to review new safeguards the company will implement.

Two years in, Google and CSC face critics in LA cloud project

Google and CSC's contract to provide the city of Los Angeles with cloud-based applications faces completion issues after nearly two years.

Survey: Expect anemic spending growth through 2017

The federal IT market will remain flat or decline slightly during the next five years. Where will the cuts come from?


What's really behind wasteful contracts?

The Commission on Wartime Contracting thinks a surplus of contractors has led to too much waste in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Stan Soloway offers a different perspective on the issue.

Lawmakers urge supercommittee: Cap contract workers' pay

Proposed law would tie compensation of all contractor employees -- not just executives -- to federal employees' pay.

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