Business Beat

Conflict-of-interest claims in protests remain tough to prove

How well agencies document their decisions dictates the outcome of bid protests.

Back to square one for $28B nuclear management contract

The National Nuclear Security Administration is taking current global events into account as it develops new solicitations.

Why contractors should care about the Buffalo shooting

Saturday's tragic event is a stark reminder of the work still to be done in addressing racism in the U.S., an effort contractors have a role in.

Deloitte, SAIC clash over $900M defense network contract

Deloitte is claiming the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency evaluated bids improperly.

Carlyle's buy of ManTech preserves one legacy and opens the door to another

ManTech may have found a near-perfect buyer in Carlyle Group, which will take the contractor private through a $4.2 billion all-cash transaction.

Dedication to public service spotlighted at 'Evening of Honors'

Fed 100 and Government Hall of Fame winners set examples for dedication and commitment to government service, which many times means breaking down barriers.

Space Force backs off $700M engineering support award

The decision to re-evaluate bids comes just as bid protest rulings were due.

NASA expands crowdsourcing program

More companies join the effort, for which NASA expanded the ceiling to $175 million so it could conduct more prize challenges to solve tough problems.

Axiologic makes another intel-focused acquisition

Purchase number two in 18 months adds more data analytics and data science capabilities focused on the intelligence market.

CACI gets another shot at $209M Navy logistics contract

The Navy will take second look at its selection of Serco Inc. for the award.

Air Force project focuses on machine-human teaming

The Air Force Research Laboratory hires a company to help develop design principles for human-machine teaming to improve analytics.

IRS seeks to shift from manual mail processes

The tax collection agency wants to adopt more digital methods for sorting 100 million pieces of mail each year.

Agency cancels contract with little explanation, and that's OK

Zolon PCS protested to find out why the Labor Department made that decision.

Two Six Technologies adds info manipulation tools in acquisition

Thresher Ventures develops software to detect media manipulation activities by foreign governments.

Another protest holds up $50B NIH contract

At least one bidder pursuing the CIO-SP4 contract for health and biomedical IT solutions is still confused about how past experience will be considered.

16 capture spots on $1B Army network contract

Winners will vie for task orders to support the Army's portion of the Defense Department's global electronic information setup.

General Dynamics IT fighting for lost FBI contract

A rival bested General Dynamics IT for an FBI help desk contract and the company is challenging how the evaluation was conducted.