AT&T to build $286M call center for Social Security Administration

AT&T Government Solutions will build a contact call center solution for the Social Security Administration as a result of a contract award through the General Services Administration's Networx Universal contract vehicle that could be worth as much as $286 million to the telecommunications company.

CACI to build VA’s electronic health care database

CACI International Inc. will develop an electronic health care database for the Veterans Affairs Department through a General Services Administration Schedule 70 blanket purchase agreement worth $91 million over five years.

CACI helps Navy track ordnance worldwide

CACI International Inc. will provide program management and technical support to the Navy under a five-year, $36 million prime contract.

BAE provides call center support to pension agency

BAE Systems Inc. will support the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation with call center assistance under a five-year contract valued at $10.8 million.

ICF helps USDA propagate rural housing program

ICF International Inc. will continue to assist the Agriculture Department’s Rural Development Housing Voucher Demonstration Program under a $12 million recompete contract.

Stanley wins State task order for visa processing assistance

Stanley Associates Inc. will help the State Department handle visa applications in Asia under a five-year task order that could be worth as much as $9.2 million.

Serco takes on more hazmat duties for Navy

Under an $88 million contract, Serco extends its hazmat management services for the Navy at a Norfolk, Va., facility.

Sunlight Foundation taking heat for critique

The Sunlight Foundation's recent criticism of has sparked a debate about whether it is fair to push for transparency in governmnet but then chide agencies if the newly transparent data is shown to have errors.

Microsoft tells Virginia, 'We will build it'

Virginia has enticed Microsoft Corp. to invest up to $499 million to locate its latest-generation data center in Mecklenburg County, Va.

HP aligns Alabama’s health care system with HIPAA regs

Hewlett-Packard Co. will bring Alabama’s state medical system in line with the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under an eight-year, $135 million technology services contract.

CACI accounts for Air Force financial system improvements

CACI International Inc. will continue to improve the Air Force’s ability to track specific financial programs for the 554th Electronic Systems Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, under a five-year prime contract worth $19 million.

Officials hope new codes will sharpen procurement data reporting

Agencies may have to develop a unique identifier for their contracts and orders under a proposal meant to improve the quality of federal procurement data.

SAIC's $241M award calls for DLA supply chain improvements

Science Applications International Corp. will help the Defense Department improve its supply chain management as a result of a six-year prime contract from the Defense Logistics Agency that could be worth as much as $241 million.

Attain wants Army to attain better supply chain

Attain LLC will support the Army’s Logistics Modernization Program in Anniston, Ala., under a fifteen-month prime contract valued at $3 million.

CGI contract tackles diabetes care in Ontario

CGI Group Inc. will design, build and manage a chronic disease management system and portal in Ontario under a six-year, $46.2 million contract with eHealth Ontario, a provincial government agency.

Arlington Cemetery: 19th-century technology in a 21st-century world

A Senator shows a former Arlington Cemetery official what's available to him today in technology.

New-look Federal Register online debuts

The government today released a new online prototype for its daily diary of agency and news that's designed to be more usable, understandable and accessible.

Secrecy could be weighing down military info-sharing

The Pentagon's tradition of keeping information close to the vest is key to operational security, but is it hindering much-needed information-sharing?

KBR, L-3 lock down logistics awards

KBR Inc. and L-3 Communications have nailed down Defense Department logistics contracts with a combined worth of $38.6 million.

BAE technology will act as Army gatekeeper

BAE Systems Inc. will provide secure access systems at several Army installations under a three-year contract that could be worth up to $95 million.