Former officials sound off on the challenges of managing through a shutdown

“The big thing that lots of lawyers weighing in on what activities are actually exempt," one former official said.

Last CIO-SP4 protest resolved

Re-evaluations are now underway ahead of another attempt at awards for this potential $50 billion government-wide IT vehicle.

ASRC Federal subsidiary wins $489M launch site support recompete

NetCentric Technology's capture of this contract will stretch its presence at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida to 15 years.

OASIS+ bidders get one more month

The General Services Administration gives itself and the industry additional time to do their part for this government-wide professional services contract vehicle.

Process and payment questions are always paramount in shutdowns

How and when contractors get paid if the government shuts down are among many questions contractors have. Here is a glimpse at some answers.

Leidos celebrates $7.9B win that can still face challenges

Leidos has announced its capture of the Army's Common Hardware Systems-6 award, but the longtime incumbent General Dynamics still has an open window to protest.

IRS to redo $2B electronic payment system contract awards

The tax collection agency will rework the solicitation and take in revised proposals after a pair of protests.

The Army chooses non-traditional method to consolidate its ERP systems

This is the inside story on why the Army is going outside the typical pathways of government contracting to consolidate five enterprise resource planning systems.

MIL Corp. wins $223M Navy cyber engineering recompete

The Navy is expanding the scope of work for this new contract that supports cyber warfare and research development efforts.

DOD adds pair to $1.5B professional services vehicle

Both companies got what they sought for in their protests: a seat on the contract that directly supports senior Defense Department civilian leaders.

VA's health record 'reset' will extend into 2024

There's one deployment of the new, multibillion dollar EHR on the books for next April and officials expect the rollouts to pick up in the summer.

CGI Federal battles to keep visa processing work

The incumbent is taking issue with the State Department's choice of a competitor for the services in Central America.

CFPB chooses 6 for $126M cyber support pacts

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau doubles the number of companies for this new round of blanket purchase agreements compared to the prior set.

CBP tells industry what to expect in network engineering recompete

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency will use this $100 million-plus task order to hire a systems integrator to reach into the larger technology ecosystem on CBP's behalf.

Marine Corps wraps up $99M professional services vehicle awards

Nine small businesses will vie for work over the next five years to support the Marine Corps Capabilities Development Directorate that looks at future challenges.

DHS faces protests over $450M small business contract

The protestors disagree with how the Homeland Security Department is looking to field this IT and professional services contract.

Lite Coms wins $500M Marine Corps satellite equipment contract

The Marines are seeking two variants that will match the size of the system to the sze of the teams and missions involved.