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Complaint accuses federal contractor General Dynamics of failing to pay workers $100 million in wages

The complaint covers the period since 2013, when GDIT started a $4 billion, 10-year contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Continue reading

GSA Spends Record $1.9 Billion on Networx Contracts Ahead of EIS

The surge comes amid the transition to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions, or EIS, contract. Continue reading

China’s penetration of U.S. supply chain runs deep, says report

Software supply chain attacks could become more common as the nation collectively moves towards 5G wireless networks and connected devices become more common. Continue reading

GAO: Task Order Outside Scope of Underlying IDIQ Not Allowed

A recent GAO opinion considers what happens when an agency issues task orders that are outside the scope of the underlying multiple-award contract. Continue reading

Will ‘fourth estate’ reforms at DOD save serious money?

Eliminating supporting defense agencies may not yield the big cost-savings Congress is looking for, but consolidating IT services might. Continue reading

IGs: IT and workforce woes plague multiple agencies

In 2017, inspectors general governmentwide identified the top management and performance challenges facing agencies in 61 separate reports. Continue reading

Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits

We testified on our 8th annual report, in which we identified 68 new actions that Congress and executive branch agencies could take to improve operations across government. Continue reading

Revise and Streamline VA Acquisition Regulation

These changes seek to streamline and align the VAAR with the FAR and remove outdated and duplicative requirements and reduce burden on contractors. Continue reading

Mattis: Criminal charges likely amid probe into intelligence contract

The ongoing criminal investigation involves a series of agreements, beginning in 2007, that wound up costing $458 million. Continue reading

Reform panel on track to cut DoD-specific acquisition regs by half

The group of Defense officials charged with examining acquisition rules is one of three subgroups currently operating within DoD as part if its regulatory reform task force. Continue reading