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Release of Claims Can’t Be Undone by Refusing Government Payment

In Central Texas Express Metalwork LLC d/b/a Express Contracting, ASBCA No. 61109, (Sept. 7, 2017), the ASBCA reviewed an appeal of contractor CTEM, which had contracted to repair and replace certain HVAC systems at an Air Force base for $2,457,237. After partial performance, CTEM submitted a request for equitable adjustment for $643,841.88 in increased costs due to the … Continue reading

Webinar on 3/30 for newly launched Maryland Defense Network!

In collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and Towson University, the Maryland Department of Commerce invites Maryland defense contractors and subcontractors to leverage the Maryland Defense Network (MDN) tool. This free resource captures, compiles, and presents information about federal contract and grant actions by DoD agencies with features for exploring companies part of … Continue reading

Report looks at how Trump’s policies, expiring contracts will impact competitiveness

The departments of Education, State and the Army are among those with the most documented bids for contracts expiring in 2017, providing industry with actionable insight on just how competitive the procurement process will be. Continue reading

Rate of Air Force contracts awarded by competitive procurements declines – FederalNewsRadio.com

Competition for service contracts in the Air Force has fallen dramatically in the last few years. Air Force officials are trying to figure out why. In 2007, 75 percent of the Air Force’s service contracts were awarded through competitive procurements. By last year, that had fallen to 59 percent. via Rate of Air Force contracts … Continue reading

Navy makes enterprise technology license contracts mandatory – FederalNewsRadio.com

Navy makes enterprise technology license contracts mandatory – FederalNewsRadio.com. Navy and Marine Corps commands wanting to buy hardware or software had better look at the list of service-wide deals first before buying technology on their own.

Government’s pursuit of mediocrity (FedBizDaily)

Government’s pursuit of mediocrity  Washington Business Journal by Ray Bjorklund, Vice President and Chief Knowledge Officer, Deltek Inc Last fall I heard, first-hand, a very unusual anecdote. I wish I could say it illustrated the way government and industry typically interact, but that sadly is precisely why it’s unusual.