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Agencies Run into Roadblocks Reviewing Service Contracts

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 …

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The Administration’s Shifting Tactics on In-sourcing

The Defense Department and the White House are recalibrating their public stances on in-sourcing plans. Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon said this week at an Integrated Resources Management Conference that confusion and misconceptions have long plagued the administration’s plans to bring current private-sector positions in house. “There …

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More DHS In-sourcing Coming?

The Department of Homeland Security recently finished reviewing about 100 service contracts, and the next step could be bringing some  positions in house through in-sourcing, according to a report in Federal Times. DHS also plans to review every existing and future contract. The contracts that have thus far been reviewed …

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Army Secretary Halts In-sourcing

The Army is halting ongoing in-sourcing plans, effective immediately, according to a memo from Army Secretary John McHugh released earlier this week. In its place, McHugh said any plans to phase private contractor positions into in-house government ones would have to cross his desk. “In an era of significantly constrained …

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In-Sourcing at Year’s End

Where does the government’s  in-sourcing strategy stand, especially at the end of a year that saw serious proposals to freeze federal pay and even shrink the federal workforce? Well, according to a report on Federal Computer Week, skeptics shouldn’t count in-sourcing out anytime soon. “By all accounts,” according to FCW, …

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Tech Deals Escape Contracting Squeeze

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 …

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