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Leidos' retiring CEO explains his decision

In talking to investors about why his time is now, Roger Krone also cites what boards of directors have to do as part of the succession planning process.

General Dynamics IT to get second shot at $400M VA contract

GDIT successfully argued it was at a disadvantage in how the Veterans Affairs Department evaluated proposals.

CIO-SP4 selection process to get revamp

The National Institutes of Health organization running this $50 billion procurement says it has discovered inconsistencies in the source selection methodology.

Veterans Affairs unveils final T4NG2 solicitation

Bidders have a month to get their proposals together for the department's go-to IT contract vehicle that has a $60.7 billion ceiling.

CACI court filing alleges lack of transparency by the Army

CACI International claims it did not have a chance to fully defend itself against conflict-of-interest allegations and otherwise would have stayed eligible for a $7.9 billion Army hardware contract.

Optiv makes acquisition to build its federal business

Optiv is looking to grow its federal market footprint amid the release of the new National Cyber Security Strategy.

SAIC faces challenges to $1.3B Treasury cloud win

Two disappointed bidders are protesting the award that consolidates all of the Treasury Department's cloud buying activities.

9 tapped by Air Force for technical support in Europe, Africa

The Air Force has picked nine companies for a $995 million contract to support policy, decision making and other services in Europe and Africa.

Air Force to industry: Forget the fluff

Government buyers often see a lack of substance and focus in what companies offer in their proposals and marketing materials. Here is some advice straight from your customer.

General Dynamics IT takes on NGA geospatial data work

The company will develop tools to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in gleaning data from multiple sources.

Protestors lose bids to get on $25B VA management services contract

Two firms have seen their challenges involving the "VECTOR contract" denied. A third is still waiting on the outcome of a corrective action.

CACI leans on courts to regain eligibility for $9B in Army contracts

The company claims it was unfairly eliminated from the competitions for an encryption contract and a hardware contract.

Peraton keeps up fight for $5.7B Air Force enterprise IT contract

This protest battle is in its final weeks as Peraton continues to raise new challenges over the award.

GSA releases second draft for the next OASIS

The General Services Administration continues its work toward a final solicitation for this massive professional services contract.

SAIC invests in cloud automation company

Science Applications International Corp. is looking to beef up the capability of its core cloud computing offerings.

Yet another CIO-SP4 fix is in the works

The self-scoring aspect of the competition for the $50 billion IT contract remains a sticking point for small business bidders.

CACI's fight for $500M DIA contract is over

CACI International's second protest of the award has been denied and the company has little recourse to continue the argument.