|What is a Continuing Resolution?
A continuing resolution essentially maintains government spending at the levels of the previous fiscal year – or now at the FY2010 levels. Agencies can spend in pro-rated amounts at last year’s levels. No new major programs can be launched unless Congress authorizes them in the CR.Read more
|Is competitive sourcing ready for a comeback?
The Republican-led House has a provision in the fiscal 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act (CR) allowing competitive sourcing and hosting competitions between companies and federal employees for government work. Read more
|Technical Communities and Hamilton Storage Technologies Sign Government Services Partnership
The newly awarded Joint Imaging Contract is accessible to all federal agencies and military branches. Medison America, Inc., the industry leader in ultrasound and 3D/4D imaging tools and technology, is the first partner on this new contract. Read more
|Strengthening Federal Contract Workforce is No. 1 Priority
Dan Gordon, administrator of OFPP, said the government’s efforts to strengthen its acquisition workforce represent attempting to strike the right balance between contractor autonomy and government oversight. Read More
|The White House’s 2012 budget devotes a greater percentage of IT funds to cybersecurity
The Obama administration is attempting to save money by phasing out costly in-house systems and outsourcing the equipment and services to Web-hosting companies that offer access to the same tools via remote, shared servers. Read More