Despite its VA VetBiz verification, a small business was recently found ineligible for a Navy SDVOSB set-aside, in a decision issued by the SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals. via Verified SDVOSB Found Ineligible For Navy SDVOSB Set-Aside – SmallGovCon.
This week on “Off the Shelf”, host Roger Waldron interviews Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Kevin Boshears, director of the agency’s Office of Small Business and Disadvantaged Utilization, and Peter Ko, associate director of DHS’s Strategic Sourcing Office. via Strategic sourcing at DHS – FederalNewsRadio.com.
For years, the Pentagon has been working to move funding from temporary war spending accounts into the base budget, particularly for brick-and-mortar efforts that were borne out of a decade of counterinsurgency fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq — and will likely live on long after the last soldier has left Bagram. via DoD halts shifting … Continue reading
NASA’s Solution for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) contract aims to help government users handle the increasingly complex world of IT products in a cohesive, manageable manner. But first agencies need to know understand what it is. via The skinny on NASA SEWP — FCW.
The Veterans Affairs Department is asking the public for advice on how to go about strengthening internal controls and better steer work to veteran-owned firms, part of an effort to bolster verification processes for its small business contracting office. via VA seeks input on new standards for veteran-owned small businesses — FCW.
Department of Homeland Security officials say the agency is looking to small and medium-tier businesses for innovative IT goods and services, but continues to struggle with tight budget restraints. via Rep. Van Hollen, DHS’ Borras appeal to midsize contractors — FCW.
The meeting we’ve put together for Thursday, May 30th at 1:00PM in Washington, DC is a unique and high-value touch opportunity as IT-focused small businesses will sit down with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials responsible for the Information Technology Policy, Practices and Procurement activities at the agency. via Sit down with CBP officials responsible … Continue reading
The Air Force is about to award two contract programs worth more than $1.5 billion to small business. Overall, that’s good news. But there’s another factor in the equation: The manner by which many federal agencies are seeking to achieve their small business goals could actually be bad news for everyone. via Imbalancing act: When … Continue reading
What is the SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic? It’s a Navy office that in the last year has overseen 24 procurement programs worth up to $8 billion, awarding 195 contracts and counting. via Navy awards another crop of contracts worth up to $900 million – Washington Business Journal.
The Intelligence Community’s IT Enterprise program has been under development for just over a year and the first pieces of the joint IT services and network are coming to bear later this summer. via DIA preparing to jump into IC’s new IT environment – FederalNewsRadio.com.