In 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) issued a solicitation for towing, storage, maintenance, and disposal services for seized and forfeited vehicles. Contract award was contingent on a responsible offeror submitting an offer that conformed in all aspects to the solicitation requirements and also determined to be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The solicitation also included a statement of work that required the winning bidder to provide evidence that it has complied with all laws and ordinances associated with vehicle storage.
The Administration wants to infuse private sector tech and know-how into government operations. It has created two linked offices in the White House to help lead the effort: the Office of American Innovation and the American Technology Council.
The GSA inspector general released its semi-annual report to Congress and it is full of stats about investigations and settlements, but the bigger lesson is that contractors need to stay focused on compliance.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry introduced H.R. 2511, titled “The Defense Acquisition Streamlining and Transparency Act.”
On May 11, President Trump issued the ‘‘Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.’’
But one big problem with Congress is mostly invisible to people who don’t work on Capitol Hill. That’s the sorry state of its information technology, and it’s not because of a lack of spending on IT. That’s according to a study done by The OpenGov Foundation, whose Executive Director Seamus Kraft joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin as part of a three-day series on modernizing Congress.
RFPs regularly ask bidders to demonstrate understanding. The understanding section(s) is challenging to write. Your understanding sets the stage for the solution you propose and its substantiated benefits. A mediocre understanding reduces customer confidence in your ability to perform the work. Here are six common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
More federal infrastructure funding is just one factor driving growth in government bids. Here are 5 reasons the B2G infrastructure market is hot.
Back in February, the President signed an Executive Order (EO) entitled “Enforcing Regulatory Reform Agenda” which established a policy to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens on the American people. Included in that EO was a requirement for Federal agencies to establish Regulatory Reform Tax Forces to, among other things, evaluate existing regulations and make recommendations to the agency head regarding their repeal, replacement, or modification.
SDVOSB and VOSB set-asides trump acquisitions under the AbilityOne Program at the VA, according to the Court of Federal Claims.