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NCI Secures Position on HHS AI Contract; Paul Dillahay Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 05, 2019 — NCI Information Systems will bid for task orders under a five-year, $49M contract to help the Department of Health and Human Services modernize business processes and systems through the use of intelligent automation and artificial intelligence technology, ExecutiveGov reported July 25.

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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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PSC Adds ManTech CEO Kevin Phillips to Board; David Berteau Quoted

Kevin Phillips, president and CEO of ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) and a 2019 Wash100 winner, has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Professional Services Council. He joins seven other new board members who were approved early in 2019 and his appointment was approved at a meeting held on June 18, PSC said Friday

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Jerry Hogge Named Mitre Public Sector SVP; Jason Providakes Quoted

 

Jerry Hogge, former senior vice president of military and veteran health solutions at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed SVP of Mitre's public sector business. He will be responsible for business strategy, international programs, and sponsor engagement with the nonprofit's federally funded research and development centers for civilian agencies, Mitre said Monday.

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Report: HHS Taps More Than 50 Firms for AI, Automation IDIQ

Several technology services contractors and consulting firms have won spots on a potential five-year, $49M contract to provide the Department of Health and Human Services’ program support center with artificial intelligence and automation tools designed to facilitate operations, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. More than 50 awardees will vie …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Past Performance Need Not Be Prologue in Government Contracts

Evaluating a contractor’s past performance is an essential element of all significant government solicitations. Such evaluations are also used by government officials to make determinations of incentives earned during contract administration. With past performance being such an essential element of federal contracting, isn’t it in the government’s best interest to …

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Joe Martore Elected Calibre Board Chair

Joe Martore, CEO and a board member at Calibre Systems, has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors. He will succeed James Terry Scott, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general who served as chairman since 2017, the company said Thursday. Martore’s “extensive experience will provide an immeasurable asset …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Can Contracts Be Awarded Without Pricing?

Since the enactment of the Competition in Contracting Act in 1984, price has been an essential element of every contract awarded by the Federal Government under the Federal Acquisition Regulation, along with technical capability and (more recently) past performance. In addition, before making an award, every contracting officer must determine …

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ACT I Participates and Sponsors 2019 PSC Annual Conference; Michael Niggel Quoted

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT I) sponsored and participated in the 2019 PSC Conference at the Greenbriar, West Virginia on April 28th through the 30th, ACT I announced on Thursday. The conference was open to PSC members, industry and government leaders to address the challenges and opportunities facing the …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: For a Long Life, Be Named “Key Personnel”

For services contracts, the government understandably wants to know who will be performing the work they require. They frequently ask for staffing plans to assess the contractors’ understanding of the work to be performed. And they often ask bidders and contract holders to detail the individuals who will work on …

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