Procurement

Draft Solicitation for Multibillion DEOS Coming This Month

GSA signaled it is close to issuing a draft request for quotations for the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract.

Here’s How the Shutdown Hurts Government Contractors

The shutdown is having a major effect on government contractors and federal employees alike.

Defense Acquisition Reform Panel Suggests Reevaluating Department CIO

The Section 809 Panel’s third report recommends big changes to how the Defense Department buys technology.

HHS Contract Will Offer AI Tech, Support to All of Government

The new Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence contract will be housed in Health and Human Services but available to any agency looking for AI solutions.

GPO Awards $115 Million for Census Questionnaires, Paper Products

The contract was recompeted after the previous vendor filed for bankruptcy.

Federal Business Opportunities Site and Others Online After Issues

Three important sites operated by the General Services Administration experienced technical problems last week.

To Reduce IT Supply Chain Risk, Watch for Insider Threats and External Attackers

True or not, Bloomberg’s recent "Big Hack" article should have agencies thinking about the security of their IT systems.

The Boldest Predictions for Federal Technology in 2019

More cyber brinkmanship and super smart artificial intelligence are just a couple forecasts industry leaders divined for the coming year.

Seven Government Tech Bills that Died in Congress

Next session, lawmakers must decide whether to reintroduce legislation to strengthen the chief information officer, lock down network-connected devices, protect elections and more.

IRS Wants to Be a Testbed for Bleeding-Edge Tech

The new pilot would create a phased buying process with ample testing in IRS environments.

The Devil’s in the Details as GSA Seeks to Consolidate the Multiple Award Schedules

The agency is entering an important transitional year as it combines its many schedules into one.

Your Favorite Stories of 2018

Nextgov readers have great taste and according to our most-read stories of 2018, that includes a hankering for the administration's major tech policies and a touch of scandal.

Hard-Nosed Pentagon Negotiator Removed From Job; Racked Up Huge Travel Costs

Shay Assad also backed a controversial plan to slow payments to defense contractors.