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
Let me start with how psyched I am that over the last thirty days I’ve been contacted by members letting me know they’ve been awarded orders processed using Simplified Acquisition Procedures, valued over $2 million dollars! Graciously, they attribute these successes to either participating in our trainings or receiving direct support during the development of … Continue reading
The Veterans Health Administration procurement chief recently accused of improperly favoring a private contractor notified the Veterans Affairs Department on Monday that she is retiring, effective immediately. via Controversial VA Procurement Executive Resigns Before She Can Be Fired – Contracting – GovExec.com.
Like virtually everything in the federal government, the relationship between agencies and industry organizations is complex. Contracts, buying and selling are just a small piece of the pie. Communication and collaboration are key factors that must exist in the pipeline between the public and private sectors. via Communication, transparency key to successful procurements – FederalNewsRadio.com.
On May 19, when the General Services Administration awarded its long-awaited OASIS contract, it was not just the end of another contract solicitation process but the beginning of the agency’s effort to reinvent itself. via OASIS signals a new era for GSA | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.
On Friday, November 7, 2014 from 8:00AM to Noon in Columbia, MD, we will host a briefing and panel discussion to address the proposed changes to the NISPOM (Conforming Change 2) from the perspective of Insider Threat and Industrial Security experts. via EVENT: How Will Your Company Handle an Insider Threat? 11/7 in Columbia, MD … Continue reading
Come October 2017, federal agencies must use a new coding system to identify their contract awards and procurement activities, according to a rule issued by the White House council charged with overseeing federal procurement issues. via FAR Council sets new contract numbering plan — FCW.
These strong words come from a recent SBA Office of Hearings and Appeals decision, in which OHA again overturned the SBA’s denial of a woman-owned business’s 8(a) application. via 8(a) Program: SBA “Searching For Reasons To Deny” Women? – SmallGovCon.
Five agencies have now issued task orders worth up to $68 million under the General Services Administration’s OASIS small business contract, according to contracting data. via OASIS small business contract starts strong | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.
I was three years old when Three Dog Night released their hit ‘One is the Loneliest Number’ and now, nearly fifty years later, I get to use it as a reference for lost opportunities in government contracting. via Loneliest Number Or Not, It Pays To Be The ‘One’ – The American Small Business Coalition.