A MESSAGE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

Today is Veterans Day when we affirm our obligation to honor and serve our nation’s veterans. “Obligation” is a strong word, implying an unbreakable, even sacred covenant. It’s the right word to use when talking about what we owe to those who have served in our military. Upon entering the armed forces, these men and women swore their own obligation to support and defend this great country, no matter the personal cost. So today on...

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VA’s 2013 FISCAL IT PROJECTIONS

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

The Veteran Affairs’ Office of Information Security will see a boost in its spending as it focuses on cybersecurity, network security and privacy. The office plans to spend $123.2 million in fiscal 2013, an increase from $109.5 million in 2012 and $121.4 million in 2011. The office gave a breakdown of its spending initiatives during a Deltek industry forum this week. Most spending goes toward cybersecurity and the VA’s network security...

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20 COMPANIES TO COMPETE FOR $10 BILLION IN ARMY COMM CONTRACTS

Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 in Consulting, Contract Training, Editorial & Opinions, Government News, LinkedIn | 0 comments

A group of 20 companies have won spots on the Army’s $10 billion Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems contract. The companies will compete for task orders managed by the Army’s Program Executive Office — Command Communications and Control. The five-year contract will be used by the government to buy a range of tactical communications products, systems and engineer services The contract is open to a variety of buyers...

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