Business Beat

SAIC getting past headwinds from lost contracts

Steady sales from ongoing contracts have more than made up for lost incumbent jobs as the company projects better growth than it had expected.

Former Dovel execs team with private equity partner

Madison Dearborn Partners is searching for more government technology companies to acquire.

University names business center after long-time GovCon exec

George Mason University's business school and government contracting center accepts a significant donation from Attain Partners' founder Greg Baroni and his wife Camille.

Dozens back in the hunt for a CIO-SP4 spot

The National Institutes of Health's IT acquisition shop will rethink phase one of the competition for this $50 billion governmentwide contract.

Outcome-based contracts are smart but hard to field

Industry executives at a Washington Technology roundtable want more contracts that emphasize performance and the mission, but also say agencies face constraints in their processes and talent.

GSA takes second look at $129M task order

The General Services Administration will look for ambiguities in the solicitation for software development and modernization work.

CACI continues fight for $500M DIA contract

The Defense Intelligence Agency has twice chosen another company for the IT infrastructure work.

Missing details grounded CACI's TSA bid

Like the incumbents before it, CACI failed to hang onto to this $343 million IT infrastructure contract and a newly-released bid protest decision explains why.

Federal work leads Maximus to record revenue

The company explains to investors its strategy for pursuing more technology modernization work with federal agencies.

Polaris protests question bid due date and self-scoring step

This governmentwide IT contract reserved for small businesses now has protests pending at the Government Accountability Office and in court.

Credence can work on $800M task order as USAID fixes mistakes

The protestor in this U.S. Agency for International Development competition gets some solace despite an unfavorable ruling.

Market consultants Deep Water Point, Wolf Den to join forces

The one-time competitors are building a larger consulting firm but with the same mission: helping companies grow their government business.

Contractors can find big bucks in solving the data waste problem

A former Defense Department chief information officer cautions industry to stay away from sales pitches focused on collecting more data, which agencies already have too much of.

HPE puts focus on as-a-service offerings

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is turning its attention to harder problems agencies face, such as the way they look at IT environments.

CIO-SP4 protest dismissals likely in the coming days

Rejected bidders have at least some renewed hopes in their efforts to get on the governmentwide $50 billion IT services vehicle.

How CMMC raises legal exposures for contractors and their suppliers

Compliance issues across the defense industrial base will grow after the final rule for this cyber standard goes live, but there are steps to take for understanding and limiting risks.

GSA plans more domains, small business spots for OASIS recompete

The General Services Administration is giving industry more details on its approach for awarding this professional services contract vehicle's next iteration.