Army to kick off IT-as-a-Service procurement with industry day

The service issued a solicitation earlier this month in search of commercial, vendor-owned IT services for its network, end user, and compute and storage needs.

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More federal agencies eye nontraditional tech procurement

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

From the National Science Foundation to the Department of Homeland Security, agencies want to tap into startup talent and speed blockchain and cyber solutions to market.

JEDI delay results in a win for Amazon with U.S. TRANSCOM

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

Because of the delays in awarding JEDI, U.S. Transportation Command said it had to extend an expiring commercial contract with AWS through July 2020.

DIU seeks commercial solution for processing and distributing satellite data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

DIU wants to be able to get the data seamlessly to warfighters in the field.

Bidding begins on GSA’s COMET digital transformation effort

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

Vendors have until April 29 to vie for the Architecture, Engineering, and Advisory Support single-award task order, while a second procurement for the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation initiative remains in the works.

Judge lifts stay in JEDI protest, says award won’t come before July 19

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

The judge's new proposed schedule forbids the Department of Defense from awarding JEDI no sooner than July 19.

Federal agencies continue to face challenges in consolidating data centers, GAO says

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

Of the six agencies that had success, most had executive leadership buy-in and a communications plan prioritizing closures, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Here’s who is in DIU’s 2019 acquisition bootcamp cohort

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

These eight DOD acquisition professionals will be immersed in the DIU operating model for the next four months.

Improving federal solicitations’ ‘scary low’ Section 508 accessibility compliance

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

GSA's new, AI-enabled Solicitation Review Tool is scheduled to launch before the end of the fiscal year.

DOD considers contractor support for JEDI cloud program office

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

DOD is interested in bringing on a vendor to support the program offices responsible for JEDI.

No conflicts of interest in JEDI cloud acquisition, DOD finds

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

The Pentagon announced that just AWS and Microsoft meet "competitive range" requirements for the contract.

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