While a shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security has been averted for now, the Coast Guard, which is a subcomponent of DHS, faces a host of other challenges, from aging ships to drug wars in Central America. via Coast Guard Commandant lays out budget, acquisition challenges for year ahead – FederalNewsRadio.com.
The first awards on the second set of task orders for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program were released Friday, several sources confirm, giving the component agencies at the Department of Homeland Security the tools for building an enterprise-wide view of their networks, including breaches and vulnerabilities. via Second set of CDM task orders … Continue reading
Congress barely avoided a shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security Friday by passing a bill funding the agency through March 6. The bill is expected to be signed by the president. via Congress narrowly averts DHS shutdown.
Defense Department officials will make a decision in the summer or fall of this year to award the coveted $11 billion electronic health record contract to a team of vendors. via Consolidation, culture and one very big contract — FCW.
Entrepreneurs learn quickly how lonely it is at the top. In many cases, the business owner is the sole employee when the venture is created. Then as the business grows, the entrepreneur hires staff. Regardless of the number of employees, size, structure or complexity of the organization, however, accountability for the company’s success rests mainly … Continue reading
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The Air Force decision to lift its suspension of FedBid Inc. is good news for the company. But the demands placed upon FedBid also offer a valuable roadmap for other contractors that hope to stay out of trouble. via Contractors take note: Air Force demands on FedBid provide valuable compliance roadmap – Washington Business Journal.
An 8(a) small business was found to be affiliated with its large subcontractor under the ostensible subcontractor rule based in part on the fact that the large subcontractor was providing mentoring services to the small business–even though the SBA had rejected a proposed mentor-protege agreement between the companies. via 8(a)’s Unapproved M-P Arrangement Caused Affiliation … Continue reading
Please bring your donations and join us for munchies, camaraderie and of course – a wonderful cause; supporting our Female Veterans at the Tower Club of Tysons on Wednesday, February 25th at 5:30PM. Continue reading