Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Services, wrote in a blog post last week that agency leaders are thinking about creating a single special item number (SIN) for cloud services on its IT Schedule 70 governmentwide acquisition contract — the largest, most widely used IT acquisition vehicle in the federal government. … Continue reading
For the last few months I like many others have been anticipating ‘Fiscal Year End 2014′ and what it may bring for government contractors. Will there be gifts under the proverbial tree this year or just more coal? via If Uncle Sam ‘Makes It Rain’ During Q4… | LinkedIn.
The Defense Information Systems Agency may be facing some uncertainties ahead now that a potential vendor has filed a pre-award protest for an upcoming $427 million cloud storage contract. via Protest could delay DISA cloud storage contract | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.
Maynard Crum, acting director of the Office of Strategic Programs in GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Services, announced the agency’s pursuit of a new special-item number for cloud — or cloud SIN — during a panel discussion at the Federal Cloud Computing Summit in Washington, D.C. via GSA wants to add cloud category to IT … Continue reading
QuickPay launched in 2011 and saw over $1 billion in cost savings for small businesses, the White House said in a release. via Obama renews initiative helping small fed contractors get paid quickly – FederalNewsRadio.com.
As the agencies that run government-wide acquisition contract providers prepare to refine and improve their offerings, officials in charge of those GWACs are thinking about how to handle some thorny issues. via The future of GWACs — FCW.
Deltek has released a projection for fiscal 2014’s fourth quarter based on analysis of agency contract spending over the last 11 years. The data show there has been an marked shift in the last five years towards high Q4 spending, with correspondingly lower Q1 and Q2 spending in the fiscal year. via Are the spending … Continue reading
In government contracting, small businesses make similar choices every single day. There may not be the funny costumes (most of the time) you see on the game shows, but some of them still do silly things to make it to the next round, just like on those shows. via I’ll Take What’s Behind Curtain Number … Continue reading
The Homeland Security Department has hired a contractor to perform immigration services at a time when the company is being sued by the Justice Department and is under attack on Capitol Hill for awarding bonuses to executives who are accused of delivering incomplete security clearance background checks to the government. via Agencies Defend New Contract … Continue reading
When a procuring agency re-evaluates proposals in response to a protest, the agency need not stick with the results of the original evaluation. via Proposal Re-Evaluation: New Scores Might Be Lower – SmallGovCon.