Government Accountability Office (GAO)
GAO denies Perspecta’s protest of $7.7B NGEN-R contract
General Dynamics IT also protested Leidos' award. GAO denied that protest in a separate decision June 11.
‘Agile’ is not quite agile for DOD, and other familiar acquisition problems persist, watchdog finds
The DOD is still finding itself in common traps: lacking cybersecurity, cost overruns and slow software development, according to an annual GAO report.
GSA takes a 2nd corrective action on Pentagon’s $7.6B DEOS cloud contract
This one will sound familiar. And it marks the latest unexpected turn of events in the ongoing DEOS procurement battle between original contract winner General Dynamics IT and Perspecta.
Pandemic could worsen 2020 census IT, cybersecurity challenges
One Census Bureau official worried about the availability of enumerator handheld devices and IT contractor staff for system testing when quarantine lifts.
Better communication still needed on VA’s EHR push, congressional watchdog says
The VA still needs to improve its internal communications about the massive EHR program it is undertaking to better include stakeholder viewpoints, a GAO found.
With telecom modernization in flux, officials encourage modifying EIS solicitations during pandemic
“This is a chance for the agencies to take a look and see where there might be gaps in what they were rolling out and look to expand their EIS solicitations," says one FAS official.