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GAO Upholds Leidos’ $6.5B DoD Info Network Support Contract; Gerry Fasano Quoted

The Government Accountability Office has dismissed General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) protest of the Defense Information Systems Agency's award of a potential $6.52B contract to Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) for Department of Defense Information Network support services, FedScoop reported Friday.

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Lou Anne Brossman’s 10 Tips on How to Market to a Federal CIO (and other senior level executives)

In my 35-plus years as a government marketer, one thing has stayed constant: the knowledge that we can all gain from listening to our customers.  One way we do that at Government Marketing University is through our Ambassador program. GMarkU Ambassadors are seasoned former government leaders who contribute their time, expertise, and valuable insight on how to engage with government decision makers and influencers. 

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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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