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Professional Services (Non-IT)

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VA begins $25B services competition for vet-owned companies

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a solicitation notice for a 10-year, $25 billion, professional services contract known as VECTOR Continue reading

GSA to set up new training program to help appointees be better managers

This is why the General Services Administration is spending $1 million for a new training program for political appointees. Continue reading

Air Force creates new office to crunch human capital data

The Air Force is standing up a new human capital analytics office, hoping to make better use of the data it already has in order to help solve ongoing recruiting and retention challenges. Continue reading

GSA human capital contract open for business

Using a category management approach to optimize spending, the Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS) Unrestricted contract is intended to increase access to 77 qualified vendors offering efficient, cost-effective management and training support. Continue reading

$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