Focusing on the low bid can ultimately be more costly for agencies.
SBA chief credits Pentagon’s new focus, president’s involvement.
McCain plan would make specific people responsible for cost overruns.
Price is significantly less important than technical approach, the request for quotes says.
Evidence-based program management has to be better than this constant triage of failures.
Advocates say the DATA Act is changing the way government works.
The new team will be modeled on the U.S. Digital Service, but will be staffed by existing agency contracting officers who undergo specialized training.
It’s like waiting to find the black box after an airline crash, one industry representative says.
The pressure is on to collaborate across government to address common needs and gaps.
Commerce watchdog probe finds such ‘revolving door’ contracts may be common.
Lockheed Martin tops Bloomberg Government’s annual rankings.