Last January, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a report entitled “DHS Needs to Strengthen Its Suspension and Debarment Program“. The report was requested by Congressman Bennie Thompson (Mississippi) in 2016. Here’s what the OIG found.
We are tracking three contracts expected to drop in the upcoming months: Application Development Engineering and Sustainment (EADIS), FBI Information Technology Supplies and Support Services (IT Triple S) (IT-SSS), and Project Management Oversight Services. Get more details on these opportunities below, including Red Team’s in-depth look at EADIS.
For purposes of determining small business status under a receipts-based NAICS code, the SBA ordinarily doesn’t consider the company’s ongoing fiscal year. A recent SBA OHA decision explains.
This week’s episode covers tariff news, bid protest news, and bridge contract news, and is hosted by partner David Robbins. Crowell & Moring’s “Fastest 5 Minutes” is a biweekly podcast that provides a brief summary of significant government contracts legal and regulatory developments that no government contracts lawyer or executive should be without. Listen: Crowell.com |… Continue Reading
Merger-and -acquisition activity in the government market is not static, so while looking back at the deals that closed in 2017, it also is important to look forward at what the year ahead will bring.
There are tons of valuable government contracting events in the DC metro area, from networking happy hours to training seminars to opportunity overviews. We narrowed down the top 5 that we think you should attend in the upcoming weeks.
During 2017, more than 100 mergers and acquisitions closed in the government market and were transformative events for the companies involved.
The White House-backed initiative aims to help agencies modernize technology around five key areas.
ICF Inc. and SIE Consulting Group are among the companies selected for five contracts to set up “centers of excellence” to guide IT modernization initiatives.
When interviewing non-traditional IT vendors in the federal marketplace for a series of blogs, I asked how they decided what agencies to target. A common answer was that they chose based on whether a sympathetic contracting officer was present. So — not the least to provide tips to contracting folks who want to encourage new vendors entering the marketplace — I decided to talk to two of the contracting officials the new vendors mentioned to me: Mark Junda of the Department of Veterans Affairs and Dan Levenson of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to find out what they did to encourage new vendors.