Agencies ‘buckling down’ on EIS solicitations

While some agencies are expected to miss the Sept. 30 deadline for awarding task orders, GSA's telecommunications director said it's more of a warning.

acquisition news

GSA ‘controversially’ removing refurbished technology SIN during schedules consolidation

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

The Federal Acquisition Service hopes to reduce the exposure of agencies to supply chain attacks.

Intelligence CIOs still figuring out how to be cost-effective in the cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

Leaders from the CIA, DIA, NGA and ODNI say they're rethinking the intelligence community's initial urge to move "everything" to the cloud.

DOD streamlines cloud authorizations, as promised

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

Providers with provisional authorities to operate through FedRAMP no longer need to jump through additional hoops to store unclassified DOD information.

FedBizOpps to be shut down by year’s end so a new awards site may rise

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

Nine other legacy systems will be consolidated within the streamlined beta.SAM.gov.

GSA announces STARS III IT contract for small businesses

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The governmentwide acquisition contract will kick off when STARS II ends Aug. 30, 2021.

Pentagon IG details investigation into handling of JEDI, potential ‘misconduct’

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The Office of the Inspector General is reviewing "the DoD’s handling of the JEDI cloud acquisition, including the development of requirements and the request for proposal process."

New supercomputer will let nuclear security agency do ‘1.5 quintillion calculations per second’

by Jackson Barnett • 2 weeks ago

Imagine a computer that can do 1,500,000,000,000,000,000 calculations every second. It's coming to the Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 2022.

CBP wants to use facial recognition for ‘all passenger applications’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

A nearly $1 billion draft RFQ hints at where the agency thinks the future of travel security is going.

DHS may change how it staffs its Security Operations Centers

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Rather than have each SOC contract independently for staff services, a multiple-award contract vehicle would be used.

Can AI predict if a contractor will deliver? DHS plans to find out

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The department wants to automate the process of pulling relevant data from its contract performance assessment system.

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