Tag Archives: professional services

ViON Promotes Rob Davies to COO, David Kushner to SVP of Sales; Tom Frana Quoted

Rob Davies

ViON Corporation has promoted Rob Davies to chief operations officer and David Kushner to senior vice president of Sales. “Rob and Dave have had a tremendously positive impact on us here at ViON, and both represent the next generation of C-suite executives,” said Tom Frana, chairman and CEO of ViON.

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GSA Begins 2021 With Release of Two RFIs, Draft Solicitation for Polaris; Keith Nakasone, Allen Hill Quoted

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The General Services Administration (GSA) started calendar year 2021 with the release of a draft request for proposals for the Polaris governmentwide acquisition contract and two requests for information for machine learning and artificial intelligence capabilities and a plan to come up with a new contract vehicle for professional services. 

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CGI Acquires HMB’s Professional Services Division to Expand End to End Services

CGI

CGI has acquired Harris, Mackessy & Brennan, Inc.’s (HMB) Professional Services Division, a technology consulting and services division for commercial and government clients. CGI will expand its end to end services for clients. “By merging with the global reach and resources of CGI, the result for clients is a powerful combination that is expected to accelerate profitable growth,” said Bernie Mongilio.

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TfL Appoints Jacobs to Services Framework to Support Transportation Efforts; Donald Morrison Quoted

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Jacobs has been appointed to Transport for London's (TfL) renewed Professional Services Framework, across a variety of lots including Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Business Case Management and the new Lean Consultancy, the company reported on Wednesday.

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Jacobs Secures Network Rail Framework Contract to Deliver Technical Services to U.K. Rail System; Donald Morrison, Daljinder Chatta Quoted

Network Rail has awarded Jacobs places on four, potential five-year term lots to deliver technical and professional services, including geotechnical, civils and structures capability for Design Services Framework (DSF), Jacobs announced on Wednesday

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GSA Updates Special Item Number for Cloud Services on IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration revised a special item number on IT Schedule 70 to provide federal agencies access to information technology professional services related to cloud adoption and management. The updated Cloud SIN 132-40 includes labor categories and services associated with cloud-related work such as assessment of cloud platforms, workload refactoring, migration of legacy systems to the cloud, DevOps and development of cloud-based applications, GSA said Monday.

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GSA Aims to Update Cloud Special Item Number on IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has announced plans to implement changes to a special item number for cloud platforms and services on the Information Technology Schedule 70. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says the proposed changes to SIN 132-40 include the addition of IT professional services to help agencies facilitate cloud adoption and migration efforts.

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Tiffany Hixson: GSA Advances Performance-Based Approach in Service Procurements

Tiffany Hixson, assistant commissioner of the office of professional and human capital services at the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, has said she believes the government should adopt a performance-based approach when it comes to services procurement, Federal News Radio reported Friday. “Traditional strategic sourcing proposals based on price …

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GAO Evaluates DoD’s Efforts to Develop Inventory Monitoring Strategy

The Defense Department is working to implement eight open recommendations from the Government Accountability Office on issues regarding the inventory of contracted services such as the development of a strategy to compile the inventory and define roles of stakeholders. A GAO study published Monday says DoD faces issues such as an underlying inventory …

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GAO: Coordination Key to Identify DoD’s Professional Services Acquisition Needs

A Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department should establish a coordinated approach for military organizations to forecast and manage funding requirements for professional services contracts. GAO said Thursday it found that DoD obligated about $85 billion for the acquisition of research and development, facility management and knowledge-based services during fiscal 2014, …

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