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  • Small Businesses Secured 47% of Strategically-Sourced DHS Contracts in FY 2017 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Small Businesses Secured 47% of Strategically-Sourced DHS Contracts in FY 2017

    Small businesses served as prime contractors for 47 percent of all contracts that the Department of Homeland Security awarded through strategic sourcing procurement vehicles in fiscal year 2017, Signal Magazine reported Wednesday. DHS Industry Liaison Carla Thomas said that DHS issued a total of 21,250 contracts in 2017 and 8,500 of those agreements went to small businesses. She […] More

  • August Schell to Help Create Sourcing Vehicle for DON Software Licensing Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    August Schell to Help Create Sourcing Vehicle for DON Software Licensing Program

    The Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded August Schell a potential six-year, $41.2 million contract to help establish a strategic sourcing method for the Department of the Navy to procure Axway software licenses and related maintenance services. The Defense Department said Friday the company will support DON’s Enterprise Software Licensing program aimed at simplifying the acquisition and management of ESL agreements […] More

  • GSA Taps SolarCity for Renewable Energy Project at 9 Federal Buildings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Taps SolarCity for Renewable Energy Project at 9 Federal Buildings

    SolarCity will build and operate photovoltaic technology at nine government facilities under a power purchase agreement with the General Services Administration as part of the Federal Aggregated Solar Procurement Pilot initiative. GSA launched the energy procurement and management effort with the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Forest Service and Energy Department, EPA said Tuesday. The project will span up to 20 years and […] More

  • GSA Seeks Proposals on NS2020 Telecom Acquisition Strategy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Seeks Proposals on NS2020 Telecom Acquisition Strategy

    The General Services Administration has released a draft request for proposals on the Network Services 2020 strategy that covers voice, data, cloud, wireless, contact center, colocated data center, commercial satellite communications and managed services, FCW reported Sunday. NS2020 would replace the Networx contract and would serve as a strategic sourcing vehicle for telecommunications and information technology services, the report said. The Enterprise Infrastructure […] More

  • Ambit Group: Strategic Sourcing Can Help Public Agencies Improve Organizational Performance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ambit Group: Strategic Sourcing Can Help Public Agencies Improve Organizational Performance

    Government agencies may be able to improve mission delivery and reduce operational costs by adopting strategic sourcing initiatives, two Ambit Group executives wrote in a GovernmentCIO Magazine article published Friday. Rick Kerestesy and Ken Farber, respectively vice president and managing director at the Ambit Group, described strategic acquisition as a method for organizations to assess […] More

  • Deltek's Kyra Fussell: Strategic Sourcing to Change Federal IT Spending Landscape - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek’s Kyra Fussell: Strategic Sourcing to Change Federal IT Spending Landscape

    Strategic sourcing is changing the federal acquisitions process as government agencies turn to such practices amid declining budgets, according to Kyra Fussell, a senior research analyst at Deltek. Fussell wrote Sunday in The Washington Post that Deltek sees a $7 billion decline in the government IT market from 2014 to 2019 with agencies adopting strategic sourcing initiatives […] More

  • GSA Planning New Strategic Sourcing IT, Services Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Planning New Strategic Sourcing IT, Services Vehicles

    The General Services Administration is planning to launch 10 strategic sourcing vehicles over the next two years for agencies to acquire products and services used throughout the federal government, the agency’s acting administrator said in a blog post. Dan Tangherlini said GSA is working with the Office of Management and Budget and other agencies to […] More

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