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Three Firms Land Spots on $90M Legislative Branch Financial Mgmt System Support IDIQ

The Library of Congress has awarded CGI Federal, Distributed Solutions and The MIL Corp. spots on a potential 10-year, $90M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide support services for a web-based platform used to manage administrative and financial operations.

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Don’t Be Late – Or At Least Not Too Late

Companies often learn an expensive lesson when submitting a proposal to a federal agency: don’t miss the date and time for proposal delivery to the person and location specified in the solicitation.  There are also strict timelines for other common procurement situations, including filing of protests at the Government Accountability Office and for claims under the Contract Disputes Act.

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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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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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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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