Tag Archives: LPTA

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Warfighters Need Access to Integrated Satcom Architecture

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said that it is crucial for U.S. service personnel to have access to an integrated satellite communications architecture to support military missions worldwide “across the full spectrum of engagement.” Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an article for MilsatMagazine that such an architecture requires the …

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CEO Kevin Robinson on MTSI’s Unmanned Technology Partnerships & Full Employee Stock Ownership Goal

Kevin Robinson succeeded Modern Technology Solutions Inc. co-founder Phil Soucy as president and CEO of Alexandria, Virginia-based government services contractor in early 2014. Started in 1993, the employee-owned MTSI with 700 workers on its current roster focuses on technical and engineering services in areas such as unmanned aircraft, missile defense, intelligence …

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Maximus Federal Lead Tom Romeo on Agencies’ Citizen Experience Commercialization Efforts, LPTA Use in IT Acquisitions

As head of Maximus‘ federal services business, Tom Romeo oversees an approximate $500 million portfolio of work for the federal government in areas such as health program support and business process services to agencies for the facilitation of a process the company calls the “Citizen Journey.” The company views the Citizen Journey as …

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DISA Seeks IT Research, Consulting Support for Transcom C4S Directorate

The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to award a potential five-year contract to provide information technology research and consulting support services for the U.S. Transportation Command’s command, control, communications and cyber systems directorate. DISA said in a FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Monday potential contractors will work to provide such services …

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Chris Sullivan on Tech’s Role in Serco US Arm’s Business Strategy, CIO-Exec Collaborations

Chris Sullivan joined Serco Inc. — the North American subsidiary of Serco Group — in January 2013 as chief information officer to oversee strategic direction, operation and overall business management of information technology systems. The 27-year IT and GovCon veteran previously held the CIO role at Computer Sciences Corp.’s North American public sector for four …

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Brian McKeon on Booz Allen’s Systems Architecture Approach for the Army, Cyber Requirements Outlook

Brian McKeon helps lead Booz Allen Hamilton‘s systems engineering and integration work for the U.S. Army in his role as an executive vice president at the McLean, Va.-based consulting contractor. He oversees a portfolio that emphasizes C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) offerings in the Army market for Booz Allen. In …

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Matt Carroll on Fluor’s Design-Build Advocacy for Agencies, Infrastructure Partnerships

Matt Carroll helped launch Fluor‘s secure services business line in the global engineering contractor’s government group in January 2012 and holds the title of vice president. The 12-year Marine Corps veteran joined Fluor in 2003 and has held leadership roles for the government group’s business development group and accounts in markets such as Navy-Marine Corps, …

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Deltek: Agencies Increased Use of LPTA Method to Evaluate IT Bid Proposals

A new Deltek report indicates that federal agencies’ use of the “lowest price-technically acceptable” methodology to acquire professional services and information technology offerings rose from 29 percent in fiscal 2012 to 32 percent during fiscal 2014. Overall, the U.S. government adopted an LPTA source selection process in 5,740 acquisition activities …

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Nat’l Defense Magazine: DoD’s LPTA Contracts Up 10% Between FY 2009-13

The Defense Department’s increasing use of “lowest price-technically acceptable” procedures to buy information technology systems and services has raised some concerns among some IT defense contractors, National Defense reported Wednesday. Sandra Erwin writes DoD’s use of LPTA bids to award contracts rose from 26 percent of total awards in fiscal year 2009 to 36 percent …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Pentagon’s BBP Initiative Promotes Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable Process Adoption

The Defense Department’s Better Buying Power program has spurred the adoption of “lowest price-technically acceptable” methods to procure supplies and services across DoD, Alex Rossino writes in a blog post for Deltek. Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, says BBP aims to speed up acquisitions and help the DoD integrate platforms with its information technology …

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