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Second protest further delays DHS cyber program

HP Enterprise Services submitted a protest to the Government Accountability Office on March 9 of the $29 million award to Knowledge Consulting Group under task order 2.

Tags: Technology , Acquisition , Industry , HP Enterprise Services , Knowledge Consulting Group , DHS , GSA , continuous diagnostics and mitigation program , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/03/2015, 03:07pm EDT

Sens. McCaskill, Booker appeal for access to innovative IT

Two senators wrote a letter to the Rules and Administration Committee highlighting several changes to policy needed to promote access and use of modern technology such as cloud computing.

Tags: Technology , Congress , Corey Booker , Claire McCaskill , Senate Rules and Administration Committee , Cloud computing , social media , Industry , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/06/2015, 04:00pm EDT

NASA awards SEWP V contracts to small businesses

NASA has awarded contracts to 118 small, disadvantaged companies under its Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP V) contract, a multi-award Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) vehicle focused on information technology products and product-based services.

Tags: NASA , SEWP 5 , Acquisition , Jory Heckman

Friday - 04/03/2015, 10:45am EDT

VA to relinquish control of Denver hospital construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will take over construction management at the new Denver veterans hospital amid an internal investigation into how the project ran $1 billion over budget, the Veterans Affairs Department said Thursday.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Denver , hospital

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 08:13pm EDT

Barbara Kinosky, President, Centre Law and Consulting

The General Services Administration is proposing a new rule to require vendors to give them contract transaction. Some contractors don't like the idea, because they claim to already provide that information in other ways. Barbara Kinosky is president of Centre Law and Consulting, and on the Board of Directors for the Professional Services Council. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she shared more on the reaction from the contracting community to the proposed rule.

Tags: Barbara Kinosky , Centre Law and Consulting , Professional Services Council , Industry , In Depth

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 04:27pm EDT
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Joe Petrillo, Procurement Attorney, Petrillo & Powell PLLC

Federal contractors are taking a magnifying glass to the fine print in their contracts with the government. Or they should be. The General Services Administration has proposed a set of rules known as class deviation. In a nutshell, it wants all contracts expunged of boilerplate clauses that run against the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Joe Petrillo is a partner at the law firm Petrillo and Powell. In this morning's Legal Loop, he joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain more about what GSA hopes to do.

Tags: Joe Petrillo , Petrillo and Powell , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Legal Loop , FAR

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 09:22am EDT
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Change management across the Federal Acquisition Service

Kevin Youel Page, deputy commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service, joins host Roger Waldron, to discuss the impacts of category management, and the future of the Common Acquisition Platform.
March 31, 2015

Tags: Acquisition , Kevin Youel Page , Federal Acquisition Service , Category management , change management , GSA , Multiple Award Schedule , Common Acquisition Platform , modernization , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 05:46pm EDT
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Ex-FBI agent sentenced to 10 years in Afghan kickback scheme

A former FBI agent accused of trying to derail a Utah investigation into an alleged defense contractor kickback scheme was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday.

Tags: FBI , Robert Lustyik , counterintelligence , Oversight , Afghanistan ,

Monday - 03/30/2015, 07:49pm EDT

Small business contracting

Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer at the American Small Business Coalition, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss what small companies can do to generate more business with the government.
March 30, 2015

Tags: Acquisition , Small business contracting , NASA , SEWP 5 , Alliant , small business , social media , Guy Timberlake , ASBC , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:48pm EDT
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NASA announces winners of SEWP V contract

NASA has released the awardees of the multi-billion dollar SEWP V contract for two of the four procurement groups.

Tags: SEWP 5 , SEWP 4 , Acquisition , NASA , Joanne Woytek , contract awardees

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 04:20pm EDT
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