Human Capital and Training Solutions is a government-wide, multiple award task order contract vehicle for customized training and development services, human capital strategy services and organizational performance improvement services. via Bids Brief: GSA, OPM Partner to Create New Training Contract « CBS DC.
CIO-CS received 10 orders within the first two hours — not unheard of for a NITAAC GWAC but a good early indicator, according to Program Director Robert Coen. via NITAAC sees early activity on new CIO-CS.
The problem as they see it is that because the Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Universal Numbering System is proprietary and used by the federal government under license, data can evaporate when the government stops paying, as happened recently when the Recovery Board didn’t renew its DUNS license, and payee-level information on award recipients for $800 … Continue reading
The Air Force competed less than half of its contracts in fiscal 2014, pointing to the plethora of aging systems and a decline in new programs as the reasons. via Here’s why less than half of awarded Air Force contract dollars were competed – Washington Business Journal.
Two major [requests for proposals] will get released. The ITES-3S RFP draft and industry day should be late third quarter of this fiscal year and the final RFP out in the first quarter of next fiscal year. And I think a similar timeline for ADMC-3 as well. via Neff: CHESS moves toward two major contracts.
The Contract Awarded Labor Category (Calc) tool allows contracting officers to conduct market research and price analysis across awarded prices on 48,000 labor categories from more than 5,000 recent GSA contracts. via New GSA tool lets agencies compare contract labor rates.
Federal chief learning officers are gaining a higher profile across the government. A majority of the respondents to an exclusive Federal News Radio survey of federal chief human capital officers and CLOs say these executives are highly valued in their agency. via Despite declining budgets, CHCOs still desire outside training opportunities – FederalNewsRadio.com.
Of 34 WOSB and EDWOSB set-aside awards examined by the SBA Office of Inspector General, 15 of those awards were improper. The SBA OIG’s conclusion comes in a new WOSB program report, and suggests that some Contracting Officers are unaware of the WOSB progran’s unique requirements, including the NAICS code limitations for WOSB and EDWOSB … Continue reading
The Small Business Administration will begin to include overseas contracts as part of the baseline used to rate agency performance against small business contracting goals. via SBA to include overseas contracts in rating agencies – Washington Business Journal.
Kudos to the House for taking this step and the intent behind it. Unfortunately, I don’t think it stands a chance. For that reason, I offer a better and more simple approach to Congress… Continue reading