Tag Archives: contracting

USAF PEO Digital Adopts Cloud-Hosted Tools to Streamline Acquisition Document Review Processes

The U.S. Air Force‘s Program Executive Office Digital has started employing cloud-hosted software systems to allow acquisition authorities to share workflows in real time with contractors and streamline data reviewing processes. The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Friday PEO Digital has adopted review, co-authoring and redaction tools that act like …

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DISA, NIST Seek Industry Feedback on Uniform Metrics for Commercial Cloud Acquisition

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Procurement Services Directorate and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are seeking information on standardized metrics to streamline service level agreements for commercial cloud contracts. DISA posted a request for information Friday calling for industry feedback on efforts to create a catalog of metrics for …

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NVRC Study: California, Northern Virginia Top Federal Contracting States for 2010-14

California and Northern Virginia were respectively the first- and second-largest states in terms of federal contract spending between 2010 and 2014 if the latter region was a state, a new study says. The r said Monday California received approximately $255 billion in federal non-payroll, defense and non-defense contracts over that four-year period and Northern Virginia got nearly $219 billion …

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IBM Modifies Cloud Contract Structure for Clients

IBM has drafted what it says is a “simplified” contract for its cloud offerings as it sought to provide clients with an option for accelerated service delivery. The new two-page document is a condensed version one-fifths shorter than traditional service agreements, IBM said Thursday. “It’s ironic that cloud computing represents …

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Executive Profile: Andrew Maner, Federal Managing Partner at IBM Global Business Services

Andrew Maner serves as a managing partner for the U.S. federal business at IBM Global Business Services and focuses on managing profit-and-loss for the unit. Maner served as CEO of National Interest Security Co., a provider of information and technology management consulting services, until IBM acquired the capital-backed firm in 2010. He works to develop services …

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Northrop Honors 32 Small Business Partners; Harry Lee Comments

Northrop Grumman has recognized 32 of its U.S.-based partners for supporting a company program designed to expand subcontracting opportunities for a variety of small businesses. The suppliers received “World Class Team” awards for their work under the company’s Socio-Economic Business Program, Northrop announced Friday. Small disadvantaged, veteran-owned, service-disabled and historically …

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Randy Centanni of ASRC Federal to Present at Annual NCMA Event

Randy Centanni, vice president of finance and business operations at ASRC Federal‘s analytical services business, will discuss the capture process at an upcoming National Contract Management Association event in Nashville, Tenn. This year’s NCMA World Congress is scheduled for July 22 through July 24 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and …

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TheNewNewInternet Brings Experts’ White Papers to the Forefront

Executive Mosaic, the parent company of TheNewNewInternet, hosted a special executive-only forum two weeks ago that had leaders from different sectors share their views and insights into GovCon’s post-sequestration environment and where the market is headed. TheNewNewInternet has published copies of presentations offered by several speakers from the Post-Sequestration Summit …

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