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Army Eyes Six OTA Awards Under “˜Enterprise IT as a Service' Program

Army Eyes Six OTA Awards Under “˜Enterprise IT as a Service' Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Army plans to award six contracts under the Enterprise Information Technology as a Service program using its “other transaction“ authority, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. “We are using the OTA process to do the prototyping of how to execute EITaaS more rapidly,“ Tara Clements, a spokesperson for the Army's program executive office for enterprise information systems, said in an email.

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State Department Intends Sole-Source Facial Recognition Software Contract Award to Idemia

State Department Intends Sole-Source Facial Recognition Software Contract Award to Idemia - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The State Department plans to award a sole-source potential five-year contract for facial recognition software to Idemia. The contract for the Facial Recognition (FR) program will include a one-year base performance period and four one-year options, DoS said through a notice posted on June 5 on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Work …

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Navy Plans F/A-18E/F Service Life Support IDIQ Modification Award to Boeing

Navy Plans F/A-18E/F Service Life Support IDIQ Modification Award to Boeing - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy has announced plans to negotiate and award a contract modification to Boeing for service life support for the service branch’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft. Boeing would support up to 15 F/A-18E/Fs for fiscal 2019 and up to 30 aircraft units for fiscal 2020 through the proposed modification under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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GSA Seeks Info on Entity Identification, Validation Support Sources

GSA Seeks Info on Entity Identification, Validation Support Sources - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The General Services Administration has begun its search for potential industry sources of entity identification and validation support services. Dun & Bradstreet currently provides such services under a contract that is set to expire in 2018, GSA said Monday. The Federal Acquisition Regulation and 2CFR policies also have been updated to eliminate references to …

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GSA Solicits Letters of Interest for Construction Mgmt Support for New FBI HQ

GSA Solicits Letters of Interest for Construction Mgmt Support for New FBI HQ - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The General Services Administration has asked potential vendors to submit letters of interest to provide construction management services for the new consolidated FBI headquarters in Washington. GSA said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Thursday CM support for the bureau's future 2.1 million-square-foot facility includes consulting and professional services, budget and finance, …

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GSA-D&B Partnership Expands Govt Spending Activity Info Access

GSA-D&B Partnership Expands Govt Spending Activity Info Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The General Services Administration and Dun & Bradstreet have renegotiated their data collection contract to expand the use of federal government spending information. Kevin Youel Page, acting assistant commissioner of GSA’s Integrated Award Environment, wrote in a blog post posted Saturday that rights to proprietary D&B data stored in IAE systems have been expanded in efforts …

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EmeSec to Offer Training and Education Package to Help Clients Meet Controlled Unclassified Information Readiness

EmeSec to Offer Training and Education Package to Help Clients Meet Controlled Unclassified Information Readiness - top government contractors - best government contracting event

EmeSec has unveiled a new suite of training services established to help companies prepare for the compliance requirements of the Federal Acquisition Requirements and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations related to controlled but unclassified information. The company said Wednesday it will help government and private contractors assess CUI readiness, validate compliance to requirements mentioned …

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OFPP to Expand “Inherently Governmental” Definition

According to a draft policy letter published by OMB today, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy plans to adopt the definition of “inherently governmental” functions from the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act (FAIR Act) of 1998, to supplant the current definition in Subpart 7.5 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. The …

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