contracting

Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says

by Joe Warminsky • 6 days ago

The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.

The CoEs at HUD are entering phase two. Here’s what the contracts look like so far

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Three RFQs for phase two of the work at HUD have been posted to GitHub in recent days.

After protest, open source software company Chef will let ICE contract expire

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

In a quick about-face, the company also committed to donating to charities that support people impacted by family separation and detention policies.

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

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

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

Architect of the Capitol could do a better job monitoring IT contracts, says IG

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

But the agency does not agree with the report's conclusion.

Money spent through OTAs surges to more than $4 billion

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The iterative contracting method is popular, and it shows.

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