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Alan Chvotkin from the Professional Services Council Reviews Cases Involving Protests of Contract Awards

In his debut column, Alan Chvotkin, executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council, analyzes two recent cases involving the government contracting selection process. In each case contractors protested what they considered were flawed methods in the government’s source selection and filed a protest. Chvotkin reviews the implications …

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McAleese & Associates: GAO Examines Navy’s Cost Estimate for Columbia-Class Submarine Program

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Government Accountability Office study on the U.S. Navy’s cost estimate for the Columbia-class submarine acquisition program. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that GAO challenged the technological maturity of several …

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Artificial Intelligence Summit on Feb. 13

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 29, 2019 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit on Feb. 13 at the Hilton-McLean in McLean, Va. Dana Deasy of the Department of Defense, Dawn Meyerriecks of the CIA and Dean Souleles of the Office of the Director of …

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Mitre Names GAO Vet David Powner as Incoming Director of Strategic Engagement & Partnerships

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — Mitre has hired David Powner, director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability Office, to serve as the nonprofit organization’s director of strategic engagement and partnerships beginning late August, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Powner will bring 25 years of public and private sector experience to lead …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Recent Executive Moves, Perspecta Spinoff Overview and Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup May 14 – May 18, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Recent Executive Moves, Perspecta Spinoff Overview and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Recent Executive Moves BREAKING NEWS: President Trump nominates Robert Wilkie as secretary of veterans affairs.Currently the undersecretary of …

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Report: AT&T Lands Potential $3.3B NSA IT Infrastructure Services Contract

AT&T (NYSE: T) has won a potential 10-year, $3.3 billion contract to provide information technology support services for the National Security Agency, Nextgov reported Wednesday. AT&T submitted a $2.55 billion bid for the Regional Infrastructure Services I contract and was selected by NSA for exceeding the requirements in several areas …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Wash100 Celebration Continues

Weekly Roundup January 26 – February 2, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes The GovCon “Popular Vote” is Rocked  Craig Abod, Paul Smith, Stu Shea, Bill Rowan, & Larry Prior Among Early Leaders Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Last week, Executive Mosaic announced its 5th annual list of the most …

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Report: GAO Upholds NSA’s Classified IT Contract Award to AT&T

The Government Accountability Office has denied a protest of a potential $2 billion contract for information technology services the National Security Agency awarded to AT&T (NYSE: T) in October 2017, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The contract awarded through the classified Groundbreaker program was put on hold after DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) …

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DISA Hands Down Potential $17.5B Encore III IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for information technology products and services for IT modernization efforts at the Defense Department and other federal agencies. DISA received 72 bids for the full and open track of the Encore III indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity …

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Fluor to Provide Base Operations Support in Guam Under Potential $495M Navy Contract

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a potential eight-year, $495 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide base area support services at Joint Region Marianas in Guam. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Hawaii awarded the cost-plus-award-fee contract that covers general base support, port operations, ordnance, facility investment, administration and …

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