Governmentwide IT contract push is edging out opportunities for small businesses, analyst says

With technology contracts getting larger, the opportunities for small technology contractors are becoming fewer, as large contracts become increasingly in vogue looking ahead to 2024.  A series of governmentwide acquisition contracts and enterprise vehicles slated to go into competition starting this fall and early into […]

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The ‘future is at risk’ for government’s biggest civilian payroll provider, study finds

The future of the federal government’s largest civilian payroll provider — the Agriculture Department’s National Finance Center — is “at risk without prompt action,” an expert panel writes in a new report requested by the Agriculture Department itself.  The center, dubbed a shared services provider […]

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Pentagon’s termination of MyTravel program receives bipartisan criticism

House lawmakers criticized the Department of Defense on Wednesday for pulling the plug on its new multi-million dollar travel management system just months after directing all of its service branches to transition to the modernized software.  During a House Oversight Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology […]

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VA opposed to new EHR requirements but open to more major acquisition review 

Officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs pushed back on Wednesday against legislation that would impose stringent requirements on the department’s beleaguered electronic health record modernization program, but voiced support for a proposal to increase oversight of major acquisition projects moving forward.  Testifying before separate […]

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