Tag Archives: contract management

Laura Stanton: GSA Eyes Cloud Marketplace

Laura Stanton

Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner for the office of information technology category at the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), said GSA plans to introduce a cloud marketplace that could be used by federal agencies as a one-stop shop for cloud platforms. "We keep hearing that agencies have to go multiple places to buy cloud," Stanton said.

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Unanet Launches Advanced Capabilities of ERP Platform; Assad Jarrahian Quoted

Assad Jarrahian, chief product officer for Unanet

Unanet has announced new features and functions to augment its ERP platform for government contractors (GovCons), and architecture and engineering (A/E) companies. Unanet’s new capabilities will provide customers with greater visibility, best-in-class analytics and real-time project management tools, as well as enhanced customer service and support. "Unanet is continually investing in its ERP to ensure it has the latest cutting-edge technology" said Assad Jarrahian.

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Allison Robertson of Chenega Corp Receives NCMA Advancing Professionals Award

Chenega Corporation

Allison Robertson, vice president of Business Services of Chenega Corporation, has received the Advancing Professionals Award by the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), during the association’s annual Government Contract Management Symposium. NCMA has recognized Robertson for excellence and innovation in the field of Contract Management, the company told ExecutiveGov on Friday. 

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GSA IG: Federal Acquisition Service ‘Ineffective’ in Administering Enterprise IT Modernization Contract

The General Services Administration’s Office of the inspector general released a report on Friday stating that the GSA Federal Acquisition Service’s ineffective contract oversight led to issues in the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions transition effort. The IG said that FAS failed to ensure that the Transition Ordering Assistance task order met the requirements for the EIS information technology modernization initiative. 

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GAO: FY 2014-2017 Priority Recommendations to DoD Relate to Acquisitions, Readiness

The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the Department of Defense’s efforts to implement GAO’s recommendations made between fiscal years 2014 and 2017. DoD implemented 67 percent of GAO’s recommendations as of November 2018 compared with the governmentwide implementation rate of 77 percent, according to the report published Tuesday.

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Betty Sapp: NGA, NRO Plan EnhancedView Contract Management Transition

Betty Sapp, director of the National Reconnaissance Office, has said she expects NRO to assume responsibility over a commercial satellite imagery acquisition program currently assigned to the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in September, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. She told the publication both agencies work to ensure a smooth transition of the EnhancedView contract management …

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DoD IG Report Lists Top Department Mgmt Challenges for FY 2018

The Defense Department Office of the Inspector General has released a report that outlines the top management and performance challenges that DoD currently faces. DoD IG said Nov. 20 it determined the challenges based on the office’s oversight work, research and judgement, oversight work from other DoD components, oversight missions from …

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