Contracting

GSA Competing $2.5 Billion Payroll Services Contract

The General Services Administration released a presolicitation on May 17 for a $2.5 billion contract, known as NewPay, that will be used to provide payroll, work schedule, and leave-management shared services for as many as two million federal employees across agencies.

Army Recompeting $600 Million Information System Command MAC

The U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) is competing a five-year, $600 million, follow-on multiple-award contract to provide information technology services worldwide.

GSA to Open On-Ramps to Two OASIS Unrestricted Pools

Contractors that didn’t make it onto OASIS Unrestricted may soon get another chance, the General Services Administration announced May 9.

Using the Pentagon’s FYDP for Business Intelligence

Business developers pursuing contracts with the Defense Department need strategic and tactical intelligence about the Pentagon’s priorities.

Pentagon Again Extends $20 Billion ITES-2S Contracts

The U.S. Army will extend the life of its $20 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 2 Services (ITES-2S) contracts by as much as two years, according to an April statement.

Reading Between the Research Lines: Activities that Influence Congress and Congressional Staff from the 2017 Congressional Communications Report (Part 2)

In Amy Showalter’s previous column, she dug between the research lines of Dr. David Rehr’s Congressional Communications Report.

CMS Soliciting $25 Billion Quality Improvement Contract

The contract, known as Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors, or NQIIC, will rely on data analytics to improve the quality of health-care decisions by patients, families, and clinicians, according to the draft statement of work.

Using BGOV Tools to Evaluate Global Supply Chain Risk

The U.S. Department of Defense is refining its focus on global IT supply chains in the age of cyber warfare and is seeking to better understand the role of Chinese companies, while preventing the infiltration of that nation’s technology into U.S. military data systems.

GSA Spends Record $1.9 Billion on Networx Contracts Ahead of EIS

Spending on the U.S. General Services Administration’s two main government-wide telecommunications contract vehicles, Networx Enterprise and Networx Universal, surged to a record $1.9 billion in fiscal 2017, according to a Bloomberg Government analysis.

Before Amazon, Rung Reined in Redundant Federal Purchasing

Before arriving at Amazon, Anne Rung says she was saving the federal government big bucks.