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FAR Council considers justifying sole-source awards

Congress demands a good reason for awarding a contract worth $20 million or more without hosting a competition for the work.

Treasury plans auctions for $2B services contract

Treasury Department officials are proposing that reverse auctions be used in awarding task orders under its $2 billion Total Information Processing Support Services contract.

Cybersecurity buzz could be a bubble

The cybersecurity market is booming, but how long will that continue?

GAO finds $325M awarded to ineligible firms under SBA program

The Government Accountability Office found numerous cases of fraud while investigating 14 firms that falsely received federal contracts under the pretext of being small and disadvantaged businesses.

NIH preparing small business GWAC for IT services

The National Institutes of Health has released a draft RFP for a small business set-aside acquisition vehicle that will cover a broad array of IT services.

NASA awards 152 small-biz research contracts

NASA awards contracts to 126 small businesses worth $91 million for research projects in areas including technology to monitor the health of space crews and transmitters for deep space communications.

NASA plans to spend billions for IT services

NASA plans to soon offer a series of contracts estimated to be worth more than $4 billion for information technology.