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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: All the Facts Should Matter – Even to GAO

The GAO bid protest process is designed to rapidly get all of the issues regarding the protest of an agency procurement on the table and then look at how the law and the facts relate to those issues – from the agency’s and the protestor’s perspective. It is rare that …

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ACT I Nominated for ‘Contractor of the Year’ Award; Michael Niggel Quoted

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has been named a finalist under one of the revenue categories of the 2019 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards. “Our selection represents the hard work of our many talented employees and demonstrates the company’s commitment to our clients and their missions," ACT I CEO Michael Niggel said.

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Did the VA Miss the Forest While Looking Only at the Trees In Buying Suicide Prevention Gun Locks?

Every once in a while, a GAO bid protest decision is issued that catches my attention for reasons having nothing to do with the underlying legal issue being decided. 

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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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