Contracts

FAA lifts curtains on multi-billion dollar IT product vehicle

The Federal Aviation Administration is clear that customized technology is not what it wants.

Army Corps of Engineers kicks off financial system support recompete

The solicitation is now live for this potential five-year, $150 million contract reserved for small businesses.

4 things for contractors to watch on Capitol Hill now and into 2023

Professional Services Council president and CEO David Berteau rates the chances of Congress passing a fiscal year 2023 appropriations package and looks at and the possible fallout of the midterm elections on contract spending.

Ascend BPA promises an easier path for cloud acquisitions

Cloud service providers and others should track the General Services Administration's work on developing the Ascend blanket purchase agreement. Here are some critical elements to watch for.

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.

DHS wants to deploy 'easy button' for cloud adoption

The department is developing a new contract vehicle to make it easier for components to buy cloud services.

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.

Here’s what the contracting community thinks of the new proposed rule on climate reporting  

The proposed rule is part of the Biden administration’s larger environmental agenda, but it comes with costs for contractors. 

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.

CACI's $2.4B NSA win faces challenges

The National Security Agency will take another look at bids after a pair of protests.

Air Force sketches out its vision for the next 'Cloud One'

Top of mind for the branch: a "cloud landing zone" for mission systems owners to access the technology resources they need.

Key takeaways from WT's CMMC Summit

Cybersecurity leaders emphasized that the upcoming cyber and supply chain requirement for industry is more than just a compliance list, plus help to get ready is available to small businesses.

Maximus builds on COVID-related CDC work

A new $100 million contract will allow the company to build an earlier contract managing the contact center that distributed information on the COVID-19 vaccine.

NIH CIO-SP4 contract hit with 97 protests

No, that's not a typo. Nearly 100 companies are objecting to their elimination from this $50 billion governmentwide IT vehicle.

CMMC's 'father' warns companies not to wait for final rule

The final rule for this new cybersecurity standard for the defense industrial base is months away, but the author of its founding principles sternly says get to work now.

Interior unveils $1B cloud solicitation

Data center consolidation and the movement of more core technology services are top priorities for the department in this acquisition.

DOE wants to bridge their 'Valley of Death'

Energy officials envision a cross-disciplinary team to bring advanced research topics focused on emerging technologies to life.