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GSA Selects Distributed Solutions for Contract Writing-as-a-Service BPA

GSA Selects Distributed Solutions for Contract Writing-as-a-Service BPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Distributed Solutions Inc. has secured a potential $10.5 million blanket purchase agreement from the integrated technology services branch of the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to develop a contract writing system-as-a-service platform for GSA and its customer agencies. DSI said Wednesday the agreement calls for the company to provide a software-as-a-service, …

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India Eyes $1B Fast-Track Ammunition and Equipment Procurement

India Eyes $1B Fast-Track Ammunition and Equipment Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event

India looks to purchase $1 billion worth of weapons and equipment from readily available vendors through a fast track purchase process that will bypass prescribed routine acquisition procedures, Defense News reported Thursday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes an Indian ministry of defense official told Defense News the country aims to procure various ammunition, assault rifles, thermal-imaging equipment, …

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Sutherland's Teresa Weipert: Agencies Should Adopt Multichannel Engagement Tools to Optimize Citizen Experience

Sutherland's Teresa Weipert: Agencies Should Adopt Multichannel Engagement Tools to Optimize Citizen Experience - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Teresa Weipert, senior vice president of Sutherland Global Services' government solutions business, has said government agencies should adopt omni-channel automated engagement platforms in an effort to facilitate interactions with citizens. Weipert wrote in an article published Thursday on Nextgov that such multichannel citizen engagement tools will work to provide agencies “a single …

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Bill Birkhofer on Jacobs’ Support for US Space Program & Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Convergence

Bill Birkhofer on Jacobs' Support for US Space Program & Cyber-Physical Infrastructure Convergence - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Bill Birkhofer leads the aerospace and defense portfolios of Jacobs Engineering Group as a senior vice president with additional responsibilities over the Pasadena, Calif.-based contractor’s global infrastructure and telecommunications The two-time inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 group holds four decades of experience in the engineering and construction fields and participates in GovCon …

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DoD's Innovation Org Awards $36M in FY 2016 Contracts Via New Acquisition Process; Raj Shah Comments

DoD's Innovation Org Awards $36M in FY 2016 Contracts Via New Acquisition Process; Raj Shah Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A Defense Department organization has awarded 12 contracts worth approximately $36.3 million combined in fiscal year 2016, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental group made the contract awards within an average period of 60 days and provided $8.3 million in funds to support the contracts. Tanium secured $12.7 million …

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QTS Buys VMware Govt Cloud Platform in Push to Expand Hybrid Cloud Portfolio; Dan Bennewitz Comments

QTS Buys VMware Govt Cloud Platform in Push to Expand Hybrid Cloud Portfolio; Dan Bennewitz Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

QTS Realty Trust has purchased a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-compliant cloud platform from VMware for an undisclosed sum. QTS said Wednesday it has rebranded VMware vCloud Government Service as QTS Government Cloud and expects the acquisition to help expand QTS' portfolio of hybrid cloud platforms designed to help federal information technology …

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Rockwell Collins, DCMA Agree to Implement New Commercial Item Procurement Process

Rockwell Collins, DCMA Agree to Implement New Commercial Item Procurement Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rockwell Collins has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Defense Contract Management Agency to establish a new procurement process for commercial items to be used in military applications. The aviation product maker said Wednesday the new process outlined information required from Rockwell Collins to comply with government-recommended commercial item classification and pricing structures. Industry and …

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Compusearch Unveils General Availability of Reverse Auctions Tool on Prism Acquisition Platform

Compusearch Unveils General Availability of Reverse Auctions Tool on Prism Acquisition Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Compusearch will offer its reverse auction technology to the Defense Department and civilian agency clients through the company’s Prism acquisition platform as part of the Reverse Auctions system’s full general availability. Compusearch said Tuesday the addition of the tool to the Prism platform follows a series of pilot programs at four federal agencies during the …

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Battelle to Build Ground Vehicles for Special Operations Command; Fred Byus Comments

Battelle to Build Ground Vehicles for Special Operations Command; Fred Byus Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Battelle will manufacture armored and unarmored non-standard commercial vehicles for the U.S. Special Operations Command over the next five years as part of a $170 million contract awarded July 13. “Under this contract, our vehicle systems team will execute on its custom designs and integrate complex systems to meet mission requirements,” Fred Byus, vice president …

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Barak Schriger: Onvia Unveils Specification Library to Support Procurement Authoring Process

Barak Schriger: Onvia Unveils Specification Library to Support Procurement Authoring Process - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Seattle, Washington-based business intelligence company Onvia has launched a new specification library where procurement professionals can view previous offers to assist the authoring process. Barak Schriger, Onvia product marketing manager, said in a blog post published Monday the Onvia Exchange will provide access to previous procurement examples for same or similar products …

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Irving Burton Associates to Support Army Medical Research Institute’s HR Acquisition Programs

Irving Burton Associates to Support Army Medical Research Institute's HR Acquisition Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Irving Burton Associates has received a task order from the U.S. Army to provide acquisition support services to the human resources division of the military branch’s Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases Research and Development Support Services. IBA said Tuesday the order was awarded through the Army’s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center contract vehicle. Karthik Srinivasan, …

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