Business Beat

How Groundswell leans on tech partnerships in its wins

At its launch, Groundswell chose a few commercial applications to focus on and cites that approach as helping capture several contracts exceeding $100 million and aiding the pursuit of a $1 billion prize.

T4NG2 protests grow to 14 with more possible

A dozen companies have gone to the court with questions over how the Veterans Affairs Department evaluated proposals for the $61 billion technology modernization contract vehicle.

Protesters take issue with Air Force's plan to redo $865M award

The Air Force wants to re-evaluate pricing, but the protesters say it doesn't go far enough to fix the problems they see with the communications support contract.

Our next Power Breakfast to spotlight VA procurement practices

The April 12 event will also include insights on small business opportunities at the Veterans Affairs Department and an industry roundtable discussion on the competitive landscape and technology initiatives.

IBM prevails in fight for $100M Navy HR contract

The Navy gets affirmation of its choice of Big Blue for a project to consolidate and transform the branch's human resources applications.

Peraton wins new shot at Army intelligence contract

The company will get the opportunity to address conflict-of-interest concerns in the intelligence support contract competition.

Protests over $10B Army IT hardware contract head to court

So far, three companies have filed lawsuits against their eliminations from the competition for the IT Enterprise Solutions 4 Hardware contract.

Protests hit Veterans Affairs' T4NG2 contract

So far, three companies have filed official complaints about how the department validated parts of their proposals for the potential $61 billion IT vehicle.

More protests hit $865M Air Force contract

Two more companies are claiming the Air Force incorrectly evaluated proposals for the Communications Technical Support Services V award.

NTT Data gets second chance at FBI DNA index contract

The FBI will adjust the solicitation and evaluate updated proposals following a protest from the incumbent.

GDIT seeks second chance to keep $865M Air Force contract

General Dynamics IT claims it lost this incumbent program because the winner hired a former Air Force official and therefore gained an inside track.

Culture is key to successful app modernization projects

During our most recent executive roundtable discussion, the group emphasized the importance of understanding customer culture and open communication for application modernization success.

BAE challenges loss of $12B nuclear weapon support contract

BAE Systems and Guidehouse are fighting to manage the retirement of the Minuteman III missile and deployment of its replacement.

SMX back in the running for a spot on $7B FBI contract

The FBI has agreed to reconsider its evaluation of SMX's proposal for this set of blanket purchase agreements known as ITSSS-2.

NSF revises solicitation for $2B research vessel contract

The National Science Foundation wants a science and tech-laden ship that can sail for 40 years.

Deloitte fights for another shot at $789M SHARKCAGE cyber contract

The company is challenging the Navy's evaluation of proposals and selection of a rival for the cybersecurity contract.

Veterans Affairs replaces one T4NG2 prime

The Small Business Administration has determined one original awardee is in fact not small, so that company is out and a second is in for the $60 billion IT services vehicle.