Controversial VA Procurement Executive Resigns Before She Can Be Fired

VA says it had no way to stop Susan Taylor, accused of conflict of interest, from retiring.

Read moreOctober 15, 2014Leave a comment Veterans Affairs Department

Ebola Vaccine Development Probably Too Late to Deal with Current Crisis


A major drug firm says it will take until 2016 to ramp up production.

Read moreOctober 17, 2014Leave a comment

JPMorgan Says Government Purchase Cards Not Affected by Hack


Expense cards and government customers were not affected by this summer’s bank hack.

Read moreOctober 16, 2014Leave a comment

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Huge Bidder Pile-On for VA’s $22.3 Billion Tech Deal

If all these interested vendors actually submit a bid, the VA acquisition folks will have to go into overtime to weed through all the paper.


A New Way to Find Federal Contracting Information

GovTribe’s free alternative to FBO hits the Web.


Is FedRAMP Toothless? Rogue Cloud Systems Abound at Agencies, IGs Say

Auditors chalked up the missed deadline, in part, to a leadership vacuum.


Pentagon Needs to Build Cybersecurity into the Acquisition Process

The Defense Department needs to turn its focus to the protection of battlefield systems.


What’s So Secret About the Price of Dell and HP PCs?

Army intel deal for 6,535 PCs blacks out price.

Competitor to Troubled Background Check Contractor Retains Hope on Bid Protest

GAO to decide by Oct. 20 whether USIS can keep Homeland Security field office work.

Pentagon Scraps Afghan Air Fleet for Pennies on the Dollar

After spending $486 million on 20 planes for the Afghan Air Force, the Pentagon sold 16 for just $32,000.


FAA Needs a Cloud for Its PDFs

Digital AeroNav Products are getting unwieldy.