Defense (DoD)

DLA Continues to Award Government Contracts

February 21, 2017 Pentagon allocates billions amid uncertainty about Trump budget Source: Bloomberg Government, Robert Levinson, February 9, 2017 Despite inaction by Congress on appropriations as it awaits guidance from President Donald Trump on his priorities, the Pentagon’s Defense Logistics … Continued

DOD Cybersecurity Final Rule Explained

November 15, 2016 Cybersecurity Update: DoD Releases Long-Awaited Final Rule Source: Inside Government Contracts, Susan Cassidy, Michael Wagner and Julia Lippman, October 25, 2016 On October 21, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued its long-awaited Final Rule—effective immediately—imposing safeguarding … Continued

New Rule to Impact Efficiency of Procurement Process?

November 1, 2016 FAR Council Finalizes Rule Imposing Restrictions On Contracting With Companies With Felony Convictions And Delinquent Tax Liabilities Source: Inside Government Contracts, Anuj Vohra and Felicia Quentzel, October 21, 2016 The Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Council (the Department … Continued

Added Protections Given to Technical Data

October 27, 2016 DoD Finalizes Rule Expanding Contractor Rights in Technical Data Source: Inside Government Contracts, Susan Cassidy, September 28, 2016 DoD has issued a Final Rule that gives added protections to the technical data of privately developed commercial items … Continued

New Acquisition Framework is Being Developed

October 21, 2016 Cutting through the Red Tape to Faster, Smarter Acquisition Source: GovTechWorks, Tobias Naegele, October 12, 2016 The fundamental mismatch between the speed of acquisition and the speed of government is an endless topic of conversation among government … Continued

DoD Falls Short of Goal for Competitive Bid Contracts

September 20, 2016 Pentagon’s Contract-Spending Problem Source: Nextgov, Frank Konkel, August 24, 2016 The Defense Department continues to spend more than half its contracting dollars without legitimate competition between vendors, according to its Office of Procurement and Acquisition Policy. A … Continued

Changes Coming to DLA CAGE Codes

August 17, 2016 DLA set to expire CAGE codes Source: Information Operations Strategic Communications, August 11, 2016 The Defense Logistics Agency is changing the way it manages Commercial and Government Entity codes by assigning an expiration date to all new … Continued