Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

21 Dec 2018
Amazon formally joins the latest legal battle over the right to build the Pentagon’s $10 billion war cloud, DHS prefers existing IT services contracts to EAGLE recompete, and federal government acquisition could look a lot like the consumer experience of shopping online by the end of 2019. All...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

14 Dec 2018
GSA extends EIS transition deadline and plans to pilot an e-commerce platform next year while the GAO recently dismissed IBM’s JEDI protest. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for December 14, 2018.   GSA’s Move to Extend EIS Telecom Contract Transition Could be...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

7 Dec 2018
USAF’s new initiative aims to speed acquisition for tech products and services, DHS releases list research areas it plans to pursue in partnership with innovative small businesses, and GSA plans to rollout schedules reform through 2020. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

30 Nov 2018
GSA plans to consolidate 24 multiple award schedules into one, IBM adds to its JEDI cloud contract protest, and are agencies making the grade on cyber hygiene? DHS looks to find out with AWARE algorithm. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for November 30, 2018.   CDM...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundp

16 Nov 2018
GAO shuts down Oracle’s JEDI protest, DHS plans to make a decision on EAGLE II by the end of the year, and Northrop owes $30 million for fraudulent costs. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for November 16, 2018.   Oracle’s JEDI Protest Denied The Government...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

9 Nov 2018
IBM’s acquisition could reshape the federal cloud landscape, a new toolkit is giving small cities a big chance for procurement innovation, and Amazon HQ2 could pose an issue for defense firms. All this and more in Public Spend Forum’s Weekly Roundup for November 9, 2018. IBM’s Planned Red Hat...

GSA Develops Pilot Program, Offers Range of Advantages to Start-ups

7 Nov 2018
The GSA Procurement Innovation Resource Center (PIRC) is an internal resource center that provides guidance and tools to assist the GSA acquisition teams with incorporating innovation into procurements. PIRC was created to implement the new commercial solutions opening procedure detailed below as...

IBM’s Planned Red Hat Purchase Could Reshape Federal Cloud Market

6 Nov 2018
IBM’s planned $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat could have an impact on the federal cloud market and agencies’ information technology modernization plans, Bloomberg Government (BGOV) reported. IBM agreed to pay $190 in cash for each share of Red Hat in a move to establish a global provider of...