Changes for WOSB Sole Source, VA (or SBA) CVE, Reverse Auctions and the Case of the Affiliate GSA Schedule! I finally had an opportunity to connect with my friend Steve Koprince to discuss what’s on his radar for small government contractors and his review of a recent protest decision involving a GSA Schedule and two … Continue reading
A California man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to 8(a) fraud charges. via 8(a) Fraud: Guilty Plea In Pass-Through Case – SmallGovCon.
SDVOSBs—and basic fairness and common sense—were big winners in a recent decision issued by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. via VA CVE Improperly Disqualified SDVOSB, Says Court – SmallGovCon.
Vendors will appreciate that Navy acquisition officials are keenly aware of the rapidity with which IT can become outdated and cyberthreats can magnify. Whether that awareness translates into a quicker buying cycle and a shrewder acquisition strategy remains to be seen. via Navy leaders try to speed IT acquisition by reinterpreting the FAR — FCW.
For the past six months, the Director of National Intelligence has been trying to determine whether the government should do Google searches on people who hold security clearances. via Social media could become part of security clearance process – FederalNewsRadio.com.
Although the SBA’s 2014 Procurement Scorecard will not be released until sometime next summer, a recent DoD press release announced the DoD’s small business successes for 2014. via DoD Hits 23% Small Business Goal For FY 2014 – SmallGovCon.
The non-manufacturer rule applies only when a set-aside solicitation is designated with a manufacturing NAICS code, right? Not anymore. via Non-Manufacturer Rule Applies to All NAICS Codes – SmallGovCon.
The Government Accountability Office dealt background investigation contractor USIS another blow by upholding a protest from a rival company over the awarding of a $210 million contract. via GAO upholds protest against USIS contract | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.
Four companies have filed bid protests to be included in NASA’s slate of IT solution contracts under the SEWP V program. via Protests delay implementation of SEWP V contracts | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.
Cleared Contractor? Ready For Change? How Will Your Company Handle an Insider Threat? ‘Insider Threats‘ are the basis of the National Insider Threat Policy and Minimum Standards for Executive Branch Insider Threat Programs issued by the White House in November 2012. This provided Departments and Agencies with the minimum elements necessary to establish effective insider … Continue reading