Congress wants contractor cuts along with workforce caps

Senate and House members fear caps on federal employees without caps on contractors will push DOD to use more contractors.

Senator knocks government spending on contractors

Federal spending on contractor services is out of control and must be reined in, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill.

More pressure to limit contractor pay

Two members of the Senate want to limit contractor salaries and guess which government employee's pay sets the bar?

How one small business chipped away at the market and captured a $75M opportunity

LeapFrog Soutions builds off early success to land large marketing deal with FEMA; eyes growth in health IT.

DOD warns against outsourcing

A memo reminds defense agencies about current moratorium on public-private competition.

CSC, BAE re-up 17-year IT outsourcing agreement

The new agreement replaces the one due to expire next April and calls for CSC to deliver a full range of IT services to the UK-based defense contractor.

Saleforce promotes executive VP to COO

Enterprise cloud provider Salesforce.com has promoted executive vice president George Hu to chief operating officer to direct the company’s major shared operational functions.

SAIC sacks 3 execs in wake of CityTime scandal probe

SAIC’s probe of the CityTime scandal results in the firing of three key employees and the hiring of two outside firms to review new safeguards the company will implement.

Two years in, Google and CSC face critics in LA cloud project

Google and CSC's contract to provide the city of Los Angeles with cloud-based applications faces completion issues after nearly two years.

Survey: Expect anemic spending growth through 2017

The federal IT market will remain flat or decline slightly during the next five years. Where will the cuts come from?

What's really behind wasteful contracts?

The Commission on Wartime Contracting thinks a surplus of contractors has led to too much waste in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Stan Soloway offers a different perspective on the issue.

Lawmakers urge supercommittee: Cap contract workers' pay

Proposed law would tie compensation of all contractor employees -- not just executives -- to federal employees' pay.

How Sept. 11 changed government contracting forever

The market underwent a rapid transformation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Government contracting hasn't been the same since.

Lockheed makes a health IT acquisition

Lockheed Martin Corp. is acquiring QTC Holdings Inc., a provider of outsourced medical evaluation services to the government. Move builds Lockheed's health IT portfolio.

CGI unit captures $26M visa processing order

CGI's Stanley Associates unit will provide processing support for visa applications in Russia and other countries in the region.

Defense bills blur an opportunity

The fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act contains more than two dozen significant procurement-related provisions. Some raise serious concerns, others raise questions, and still others could have positive results.

L-1 will process applicants' fingerprints in Tenn.

L-1 Identity Solutions Inc. has won a $40 million contract to be the exclusive provider of digital fingerprinting services for the state of Tennessee and process more than 175,000 applicants annually.