Products (Non-IT)

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$11.5B HR training contract creeps toward freedom from protests

After awarding the $11.5 billion HCaTS contract to 109 large and small firms in May, 26 unsuccessful vendors protested to the Government Accountability Office and put the awards on hold for the summer. Continue reading

Army, other services ramp up migration to shared cyber infrastructure

“The Army is going very aggressive right now and [is] actively purchasing some additional migration teams,” David Cotton, deputy chief information officer for DoD’s information enterprise, said during the Association for Enterprise Information’s DI2E Plugfest at George Mason University June 1. Continue reading

Army eyes DCGS reforms on Capitol Hill

While the manager of the program, Col. Robert Collins, says the majority of products already deployed through DCGS are commercial-off-the-shelf, critics say the system is still beholden to an unwieldy acquisition system that favors incumbent contractors. Continue reading

26 protests of $11.5B training contract kicks off busy summer of IT

The number of large, multiple-award technology contracts agencies are recompeting or launching, and expected to award is extraordinary. Continue reading

Navy may take new route with huge IT contract

The Navy is rethinking the way it delivers IT to its sailors, seamen and civilians in 2018 and beyond. Continue reading

New DHA mandate routes all IT buys through GSA

Going forward, the Defense Health Agency will contract for its health IT needs solely through the General Services Administration, according to a DHA memo dated April 25. Continue reading

Strategic sourcing: Evolving or devolving?

GSA announced in March that it’s asking for industry feedback on three options for reopening Schedule 75 as part of its market research. Continue reading

Here’s What’s Happening on the Simplified Front for FY2016 Q1 and Q2

Since agencies have averaged one billion in increased spending from FY09 to FY15, I thought it was worth it to see where Simplified Acquisition spending is for FY2016! Continue reading

GSA launches contract database for small businesses

The new Forecast of Contracting Opportunities database went live on March 15, part of the Office of Small Business Utilization’s efforts to give small businesses more access to government contracts. Continue reading

15 Reasons (and Some Tactics!) to Get ‘Simplified’ GovCon Dollars!

Want to fuel the growth of your small business? Here are ’15 Reasons (and Some Tactics!)’ that will help you learn if Simplified Acquisitions can be the source of that boost! Continue reading