What we know and don't know about the $6B CDM contract

Seventeen companies won spots on DHS's $6 billion cybersecurity contract, and many think the contract will change how the government buys cybersecurity products and services; however, there are still some significant unknowns, and DHS's relative silence on the program isn't helping anything.

IBM fighting for lost Customs contract

IBM apparently has lost its contract with Customs and Border Protection to its former teammate Lockheed Martin. Big Blue has filed a protest to hang onto the work it has held since 2001.

Former CACI exec Tom Ragland joins Ambit Group

The Ambit Group adds Tom Ragland, an experienced executive in the homeland security market. He describes his role and why he left CACI.

Five win technical, support contracts with Center of Civil Military Relations

Five contractors have won contracts to provide technical and professional support for the Navy’s Center of Civil Military Relations.

Inside Accenture's acquisition of ASM Research

Accenture makes a deal to buy ASM Research in an effort to add more firepower in the government practice, as it pursues what executives describe as a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to capture health IT projects.

DRC nabs $9.7M BPA with NOAA laboratory

DRC has won a three-year blanket purchase agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to support one of its laboratories.

Deadline set for FEMA training contract

FEMA has a contract in the works for an online training contract that will support its Center for Domestic Preparedness, including prep work for terrorist attacks.

GSA pushes for larger market share

The procurement agency might not always have all the answers, but officials see contracts such as OASIS and the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative as ways for GSA capture more federal spending.

Cloudburst takes on IT security at U.S. Mint

Cloudburst Security, a women-owned small business, has won a $6 million contract with the U.S. Mint to improve its information technology security, including audit and compliance, security requirements and mission support.

Veterans Affairs kills $36M cloud contract with HP

HP Enterprise Services cloud contract with the Veterans Affairs Department, awarded back in November 2012, has been terminated by the agency.

ICF wins $72M contract for HHS grants management program

ICF International has won a $72 million contract with the Health and Human Services Department to support the Electronic Research Administration grants management program.

How one exec used research grants to fuel his small-business success

Rick McNeight of Modus Operandi explains how SBIR grants fueled his company's growth, and what other small businesses can learn from his example.

CollabraLink wins $50M BPA for Education's web activities

CollabraLink Technologies has won a $50 million contract with the Education Department to support its web-based development activities, including programm management, design, analysis and information assurance.

GSA challenges FedBid's auction business

The General Services Administration has launched its own reverse auction site, setting up direct competition with FedBid, a pioneer of the concept.

SAIC pays $5.75M to settle GSA allegations

SAIC has agreed to pay a sum of money to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act through a contract that GSA awarded the company back in 2006.

GSA sets date for OASIS RFPs

The General Services Administration has set a date for the release of the request for proposals for the $10 billion OASIS contract for professional services, including small business and full-and-open portions.

ManTech supports Justice civil division under $16M contract

ManTech International has won a $16 million contract to provide IT support, strategic planning and training services to the Justice Department's civil division.

Salient Federal wins $5.7M contract for FEC's filing system

Salient Federal Solutions has won a contract to provide software engineering services, operations and maintenance to the Federal Election Commission.

IntelliDyne scores two contracts worth $43M for IT consulting services

IntelliDyne has won two contracts with the Defense Department to provide IT consulting services in support of the department's Health Affairs and TRICARE Management Activity.

QinetiQ NA wins $150M GSA IT work BPA

QinetiQ North America has won a blanket purchase agreement with the GSA to provide IT and software development services.