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Military looks to suppress appetite for service contracts

The three military department's top acquisition officials say they are each undergoing examinations of their contract spending on services. The goal is to ensure that the current, highly-decentralized service contracting process is serving valid military missions.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , contracting , service contracting , Heidi Shyu , Elliott Branch , Charles Davis , Jared Serbu , Bloomberg Government

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:32am EST
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Lowest price becoming primary factor in IT, services acquisitions

New data from Govini, a market research firm, finds the number of lowest price, technically acceptable awards doubled from 2009 to 2013. Vendors also are seeing more and more agencies issue solicitations where price is the only or a major evaluation criterion. DoD, civilian agency official acquisition officials say LPTA is one tool in a large toolbox.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , Stan Soloway , DoD , Frank Kendall , Shay Assad , PV Puvvada , Fritzi Serafin , Unisys , Centurion Research Solutions , Market Connections , Lesley Field , OFPP , Foreground Security , Alison Kidd , Jason Miller , A New Era in Technology

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 03:50am EST
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Vendors see writing on the wall when it comes to low price acquisitions

New research and a survey of federal contracting employees and contractors found the use of lowest price, technically acceptable is here to stay. Vendors must figure out how to adjust to this new acquisition environment where innovation and value are not always an agency's top priority.

Tags: industry , contracting , Market Connections , Centurion Research Solutions , Lisa Dezzutti , Fritzi Serafin , Deb Alderson , Soltera Defense Solutions , Ray Whitehead , General Dynamics IT , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/25/2013, 04:13am EDT