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In addition to being Founder of the GovCon Channel, Guy Timberlake is Chief Visionary and Chief Executive Officer of The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC), an innovative membership organization aiding companies around the world with finding, qualifying and winning business opportunities in the government sector, and assisting government agencies with identifying viable industry partners to support their operational and mission requirements. For the GovCon Channel, Guy's responsibilities include managing the acquisition of content, editorial and publishing functions, and development of collaborative relationships with news and market intelligence organizations providing coverage of the U.S. Government Contracting industry.
govconchannelchief has written 1258 posts for GovConChannel

GovConChat™: WOSB Sole Source, VA (or SBA) CVE, Reverse Auctions and the Case of the Affiliate GSA Schedule!

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

8(a) Fraud: Guilty Plea In Pass-Through Case – SmallGovCon

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.

VA CVE Improperly Disqualified SDVOSB, Says Court – 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.

Navy leaders try to speed IT acquisition by reinterpreting the FAR — FCW

Vendors will appreciate that Navy acquisition officials are keenly aware of the rapidity with which IT can become outdated and cyberthreats can magnify.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.

Social media could become part of security clearance process – FederalNewsRadio.com

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.

DoD Hits 23% Small Business Goal For FY 2014 – SmallGovCon

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.

Non-Manufacturer Rule Applies to All NAICS Codes – 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.

GAO upholds protest against USIS contract | Federal Times | federaltimes.com

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.

Protests delay implementation of SEWP V contracts | 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.

GovConChat™: Cleared Contractor? Ready For Change?

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

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