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Matthew Weigelt

Matthew Weigelt is a freelance journalist who writes about acquisition and procurement.
IT Infrastructure

Air Force looks to consolidate IT support contracts

The Air Force has released a draft RFP for a contract that will combine the work currently done under several contracts into a single-award vehicle.

Cyber

Army seeks support for cyber risk management

The Army wants industry help to support its Defensive Cyberspace Operations organization with cybersecurity risk management services.

IT Infrastructure

DISA broadens search for DIBNet support

The Defense Information Systems Agency is looking for sources to defend DOD's enterprise service systems and infrastructure.

IT Infrastructure

DOD seeks cloud-based task management system

The Defense Human Resources Activity is developing a five-year contract for development of a cloud-based task management system.

IT Infrastructure

Air Force seeks support in standardizing IT tools

The Air Force released a draft solicitation for support as its CIO standardizes IT tools and processes across the financial management enterprise.

Connected Warrior

DOD looks to solve battlefield network issues

DARPA is reaching out for help in developing radio technology for the battlefield that increases network reliability.

IT Infrastructure

Marines seek new enterprise mobility management solution

The Marine Corps is gathering information as it explores development of a system to manage mobile devices around the globe.

IT Infrastructure

Navy seeks new C4 support for Pacific Command

The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center is planning a five-year contract for command, control, communications and cyber support.

Doan defends Bush on conference spending

Doan said the Obama administration is diverting attention away from itself by blaming George W. Bush for a new scandal over a lavish conference.

Lieberman, Collins have common sense, group says

Industry group says the pair are important players in the operations and management of federal procurement.

Obama nominates chiefs for policy, readiness, acquisition

The president nominates three senior Defense Department officials to fill key management positions.

IT Infrastructure

Defense bill harnesses IT to drive savings

Provisions in the 2012 defense bill include some measures that will have a big impact this year on contracting, cyber defense, intelligence and the use of cloud.

Defense authorization targets industrial base

Industry groups are concerned about some provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act.

VA Acquisition Academy chancellor wins national award

Lisa Doyle was honored for her efforts in getting the VA's acquisition academy up and running

Molly Wilkinson to leave Senate committee

Wilkinson will leave the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for a position at Regions Bank.

IT Schedule 70 to get new director

The new director will be in charge of the IT Schedule that had more than $16 billion in federal sales in 2010 and an expected increase in 2011.

Youel Page makes shift from Treasury to GSA

Long-time procurement official moves to the Integrated Technology Service at GSA.

Panetta warns DOD small-biz contracting goal is impending

With just a few weeks left in fiscal 2011, Leon Panetta cautioned that DOD is falling short of its departmentwide small-business contracting goal.

Army to issue ITES-3H RFP in 2012

The 10-year, $5 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-3 Hardware contract will support the Army's requirements for commercial hardware and more.