Perspecta wins $810M task order for State enterprise IT support

Perspecta snagged a new task order for State Department consular offices around the world.

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AWS defends its motion to stop JEDI work during protest

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

Amazon Web Services filed a motion Wednesday, as expected, for a temporary restraining order against the performance of any substantial work under the JEDI until the company's bid protest is settled.

DHS tests AI for making sense of contractor past-performance data

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

Vendors are expected to produce a CPARS AI report in their final, phase-one demonstrations.

Survey finds DOD contractors know little about forthcoming cyber standards

by Jackson Barnett • 5 days ago

A new survey finds few DOD contractors are in-the-know on forthcoming cybersecurity standards, making for a steep learning curve when they go into effect.

CenturyLink wins EIS award with military’s school system

by Billy Mitchell • 6 days ago

CenturyLink will support modernization of the Department of Defense Education Activity.

Gen. Hyten calls DOD software acquisition a ‘nightmare’ in pitch for requirements reform

by Jackson Barnett • 7 days ago

Gen. John Hyten said that software acquisitions is a "nightmare" and needs desperate reforms, along with re-shaping how requirements are written.

DOD issues small JEDI task order for tactical-edge prep work

by Billy Mitchell • 7 days ago

The task order signals that DOD is continuing to move forward with preparatory work so that it can soon fully kick off the development of an enterprise commercial cloud with Microsoft.

GSA CIO: Sweeping app rationalization doesn’t mean IT spend will drop

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The agency reduced the number of apps from about 1,800 to 200 in its CRM system alone, but savings will be spent elsewhere, said David Shive.

Department of Interior awards $1.6 billion EIS contract to CenturyLink

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The company, one of nine primes on the governmentwide EIS contract, previously secured a task order with NASA.

SAIC survives protest to hold onto $727M Air Force cloud contract

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

SAIC can start serving the Cloud One program now that the GAO denied a protest from incumbent Leidos.

GSA clarifies requirements for commercial e-marketplace contract awards

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The agency isn't looking to develop a new platform and gave offerors room to exclude specified technical data from government use.

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