Opinion

Google fires employees who protested Israel cloud contract

The company says 28 employees crossed the line by occupying offices and disrupting others' work when raising their objections to the contract.

Contracts

Early protests attack PACTS III solicitation

Several small businesses are challenging aspects of how the Homeland Security Department is running the $8.4 billion professional services contract vehicle.

Contracts

Deloitte backs off SHARKCAGE protest

Accenture can now begin working on the $789 million Navy cybersecurity contract after Deloitte withdrew its challenge.

Contracts

Space Force's new commercial strategy emphasizes partnerships

The introduction to the document emphasizes the desire for a deeper and more integrated relationship with the industry to confront growing threats in space from near-peer adversaries.

Contracts

Two more join the T4NG2 protest fray

The $61 billion IT vehicle now has 16 protests at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and most of the complaints continue to focus on the Veterans Affairs Department's self-scoring methodology.

Companies

Bluestone forms partnership with ECS vets to find acquisition targets

Bluestone Investment Partners is joining forces with former ECS Federal executives George Wilson and Tom Weston to look for a company to buy and then build.

Companies

How Groundswell leans on tech partnerships in its wins

At its launch, Groundswell chose a few commercial applications to focus on and cites that approach as helping capture several contracts exceeding $100 million and aiding the pursuit of a $1 billion prize.

Contracts

T4NG2 protests grow to 14 with more possible

A dozen companies have gone to the court with questions over how the Veterans Affairs Department evaluated proposals for the $61 billion technology modernization contract vehicle.

Contracts

Protesters take issue with Air Force's plan to redo $865M award

The Air Force wants to re-evaluate pricing, but the protesters say it doesn't go far enough to fix the problems they see with the communications support contract.

Contracts

Our next Power Breakfast to spotlight VA procurement practices

The April 12 event will also include insights on small business opportunities at the Veterans Affairs Department and an industry roundtable discussion on the competitive landscape and technology initiatives.

Contracts

IBM prevails in fight for $100M Navy HR contract

The Navy gets affirmation of its choice of Big Blue for a project to consolidate and transform the branch's human resources applications.

Contracts

Peraton wins new shot at Army intelligence contract

The company will get the opportunity to address conflict-of-interest concerns in the intelligence support contract competition.

Contracts

Protests over $10B Army IT hardware contract head to court

So far, three companies have filed lawsuits against their eliminations from the competition for the IT Enterprise Solutions 4 Hardware contract.

Contracts

Protests hit Veterans Affairs' T4NG2 contract

So far, three companies have filed official complaints about how the department validated parts of their proposals for the potential $61 billion IT vehicle.

Contracts

More protests hit $865M Air Force contract

Two more companies are claiming the Air Force incorrectly evaluated proposals for the Communications Technical Support Services V award.

Contracts

NTT Data gets second chance at FBI DNA index contract

The FBI will adjust the solicitation and evaluate updated proposals following a protest from the incumbent.

Contracts

GDIT seeks second chance to keep $865M Air Force contract

General Dynamics IT claims it lost this incumbent program because the winner hired a former Air Force official and therefore gained an inside track.

Companies

Culture is key to successful app modernization projects

During our most recent executive roundtable discussion, the group emphasized the importance of understanding customer culture and open communication for application modernization success.

Contracts

BAE challenges loss of $12B nuclear weapon support contract

BAE Systems and Guidehouse are fighting to manage the retirement of the Minuteman III missile and deployment of its replacement.

Contracts

SMX back in the running for a spot on $7B FBI contract

The FBI has agreed to reconsider its evaluation of SMX's proposal for this set of blanket purchase agreements known as ITSSS-2.