Procurement

Oracle Takes JEDI Case to Court

After a failed bid protest effort, Oracle has taken its issues with JEDI to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Marine Cyber Command Is Getting In On Other Transaction Contracting

The Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command’s executive director said the command expects to sign its first OT contract in the coming days.

Pentagon Considers Cybersecurity Certification for Its Contractors

It’s still unclear what would be required for certification or how much it would cost for businesses.

The Bush 41 Administration’s IT Legacy

Much of today’s IT procurement landscape is the result of reforms from when the late President George H.W. Bush was in the White House.

Technology Transformation Service Wants to Beef Up Email Security

GSA’s tech innovation shop met the initial DMARC requirement but now wants to include the security measure on all its email domains.

FBI Issues Timeline for $5 Billion IT Contract Solicitation

The bureau’s ITSSS contract has gone through a lot of changes recently but officials expect to have the draft and final RFPs out early next year.

DISA Outlines Plans to Wall Off the Public Internet

The agency extended the deadlines for vendors to submit white papers for the cloud-based system.

IG Shines Light On GSA’s Major Management Challenges

Recovering funds, retiring employees and making procurement efficient are just some of the hurdles the agency must clear.

Bypassing Procurement Can Introduce Some Unwanted Visitors

Agencies need to make sure they vet open source code for vulnerabilities before they use it.

Vendors Challenged More Federal Contracts in 2018

And they got something out of the protest process less than half the time.

Agencies Can Add to Their CDM Rollouts If They Foot the Bill

Rather than wait for funding through the Homeland Security Department, agencies can use a particular task order modification to get what they need, when they need it.

Say Goodbye to GSA’s 24 Multiple Awards Schedules

The agency is consolidating the schedules into a single vehicle to make it easier to do business with government.

CYBERCOM Has a Vendor In Mind For Its Big Data Platform But Is Open to Options

The military’s cyber branch plans to award a sole-source contract to manage and enhance its Big Data Platform but wants to know if other vendors are capable of bidding.

Miss Out on SEC’s $2.5 Billion IT Contract? Here’s a Second Chance.

The commission wants to add more small businesses to its massive ONE IT contract after announcing awards just last month.