The GovCon Win News Round Up (May)
Daniela Guillen | May 17, 2021
The GovCon Win News Round Up: Biden Cyber Executive Order; CIO-SP4 Delay; and GSA Eyes Initial STARS III Contract Awards in June
Welcome to the GovCon “Win” News Round Up brought to you by OCI. Each month, we provide you a summary of the most actionable news to help you maintain a competitive edge and win more business.
Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster Nation’s Cybersecurity
Last week, President Biden signed the much-anticipated executive order aimed at strengthening the protection of computer networks and systems across the federal government and the nation.
GSA Eyes Initial STARS III Contract Awards in June
Next month, the GSA plans to proceed with phased awards of the next iteration of the 8(a) STARS III GWAC, to different groups of information technology vendors certified under the Small Business Administration 8(a) program.
Air Force Developing 5-Year Software Testing Contract
The Air Force has started to develop a contract to support the test infrastructure used to evaluate software developed inside its laboratories. Currently in the market research phase, the Army expects the new contract will be for five years and will be used for technical support and repair services on the stations.
Pentagon Preparing Sole-Source Contract to Replace Defense Travel System
The Defense Department is ready to move ahead with a full-scale replacement for its Defense Travel System, the aging IT platform DoD personnel currently use to make official travel arrangements.
Navy Wants to Leverage Industry Systems to Get a Jump on Digital Engineering
The Navy wants to embrace digital engineering to speed up its acquisition process and cut its long-term sustainment costs, and wants to collaborate with industry on this effort.
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