Why contractors should pay attention to diversity and inclusion

On March 18, agencies need to file diversity and inclusion strategies. How long before they ask contractors for the same?

Interior wants to put all its messages in one cloud

The department is looking for a cloud-based Enterprise eArchive System for capturing e-mail, social media, instant messaging and electronic documents.

GD wins offshore energy management pact

General Dynamics will help manage oil and gas development for Interior Department.

Interior nixes contract, asks for industry input

Federal officials may be reaching out to industry more often to get the best from companies even as agency budgets tighten.

Acentia unveils 10 contact wins worth $20M

Among Acentia's previously unannounced wins were six new task orders worth $15.3 million from the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation and two contracts from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission worth a combined $3.8 million.

Google stops suit against Interior

Company says Interior will consider them for future cloud solicitations, but the Interior says, 'not so fast.'

Agencies don't account for all program costs, experts say

Auditors at GAO found that several agencies with interagency contracts and those that help with acquisitions don’t carefully account for all the costs of their programs.

Rare 5.9 earthquake shakes up D.C. federal buildings

"Did you feel it?" was the question that boomeranged around Twitter in thousands of tweets after an unusually strong earthquake hit Virginia about 90 miles from Washington, D.C.

Interior reconsiders future of assisted services branch

Interior's IG questions the usefulness of the Acquisition Services Directorate in Sierra Vista, Ariz., saying its risks might outweigh its benefits.

Design a logo, win a prize

Interior Department offers a $1,000 prize for a logo design.

Need assistance with federal acquisitions? Call on agencies in the know.

Panelists at the Federal IT Acquisition Summit shared some of the lessons learned from federal assisted acquisitions.

GAO freshens up its list of high-risk programs

The Government Accountability Office today updated its list of high-risk government programs, removing some programs and adding a new one.

Is Google's fight with Interior a sign of maturity?

Cloud vendors are starting to fight each other in the legal arena for contract advantages. Is the technology still cutting-edge?

Google sues Interior over cloud RFQ

Google and a cloud partner have sued the government alleging that an Interior Department RFQ unfairly excludes Google.

Interior to get new deputy CIO

Gross takes on a new role at the Interior Department, continuing the changes at the department, Matthew Weigelt writes.

General Dynamics to assist Interior with resource management

General Dynamics Corp. will furnish a variety of information management services to the Interior Department under a task order potentially worth $10.5 million over five years.

Mashups go mainstream as agencies mix data with social media

Improved user interfaces, standardized components and robust security in mashup software are making it easier to pull service-enabling components from multiple resources.