Officials often dramatically extend or modify short-term, fixed-price contracts, risking cost overruns, delivery delays and diminished product quality even for simple products and services, scholars conclude.
Joint explosives organization faces an uncertain post-Afghanistan future, but its CIO hopes that the culture it created will survive and continue to serve the government.
Purchase agreements went to 17 companies, four of which are small businesses.
VA officials intend to boost their contract awards to veterans.
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee interest doesn't stop in Orlando.
The agencies award a $2.6 billion contract as part of the Future Commercial Satellite Communications Services Acquisition program.
A proposed rule would obligate contractors to provide protective measures for information provided by or generated for the government.
As agencies choose to disregard recommendations, members of Congress consider ways to enact the changes anyway.
The General Services Administration takes another step to foster dialog on an idea for better cloud service provision.
The Treasury Department is considering adding a clause to future contracts encouraging contractors to have more women and minorities among their employees.
Federal agencies’ natural tendency to spend more in the final months of a fiscal year has been amplified in recent years, and this year features new factors that could push it higher -- or knock it down.
A program intended to speed up the acquisition of technology is falling behind schedule, according to reports.