Federal agencies are having a slow-go of evaluating their use of service contracts, Federal News Radio reports, and some may, in fact, end up missing the June 30 deadline. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 directed the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on agencies’ use of service …Read More »
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Federal spending on IT is expected to climb over the next few years, reaching as much as $111 billion, according to a five-year forecast from research firm INPUT. According to the research, spending on federal IT will increase from $85.8 billion last year to $111.6 billion by 2015, at a …Read More »
ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. GEOINT Speakers Announced The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation recently announced the first keynote speakers for its eighth annual GEOINT Symposium to be held in October in San Antonio. …Read More »
Most of the big issues facing the Defense Department in 2011 can be boiled down to one word: budget. A duo of defense experts talked to DoDBuzz about what to look for on the defense horizon for 2011 and mostly agreed that 2010 economic uncertainty and the political grandstanding surrounding …Read More »
As 2010 comes to a close, many in the government-contracting community look back on a year full of changes with mixed emotions. The year began with controversial federal proposals, such as insourcing and the Defense Department’s efficiency initiatives. But, it ended more optimistically, with DoD cuts to service contractors reportedly …Read More »
Boom times for contractors may be waning, according to industry research group FedSources, but new technology deals may escape the decline, Nextgov reports. Next year’s budget already shows a decline of 5 percent on government contract spending, likely due, in part, to the Obama administration’s in-sourcing efforts – bringing jobs …Read More »
There were two main pillars laying the foundation for insourcing – canceling government-contractor positions in favor of an increased federal workforce. One was that it would help reduce ballooning costs at the Pentagon. The other was that it would repurpose jobs that should belong in the federal sector, the so-called …Read More »