General Dynamics protests $2.7B DHS cloud contract award
General Dynamics Information Technology has filed a bid protest over the award of a cloud migration services contract to Perspecta.
Palantir inks $90M data integration contract with VA
The $90 million deal is understood to be the first major VA contract Palantir has earned.
GAO denies Tata bid protest over CIO-SP4 procurement
The IT consultancy argued that it should not be required to disclose commercially sensitive details of prior contracts.
The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 1, 2021
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose covers a continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown, progress made by DOD in implementing electronic health records and an update on the Intelligence Community’s C2E contract.
Facial recognition contractor Clearview AI withdraws subpoenas served on nonprofit
Clearview AI currently provides facial recognition services to HHS, DHS, DOI and DOJ.
Senators call for new measures to validate online comments on agency proposals
Between 5% and 30% of people denied making the comments tied to their emails across 10 agencies surveyed by GAO.
The Daily Scoop Podcast: September 16, 2021
On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose covers recommendations to improve IT modernization efforts at USAF, the government’s progress on data-driven decision-making and how the Department of Defense is learning to operate under a continuing resolution.
Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps
The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.
Microsoft combines federal team with Azure cloud unit
Chief Commercial Officer Judson Althoff announced the plans Wednesday in an internal email, pointing to the need to better serve the federal market.
Eight bid protests over CIO-SP4 solicitation yet to be resolved
A total of 21 bid protests have been filed since NITAAC issued a request for proposals in May.