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In addition to being Founder and Editor of GovConChannel, Guy Timberlake is Chief Visionary and Chief Executive Officer of The American Small Business Coalition, an innovative membership organization aiding companies with finding, qualifying and winning business opportunities in the government sector. As GovConChannelChief, Guy is responsible for include managing content acquisition, editorial and publishing functions, and development of collaborative relationships with news and market intelligence organizations providing coverage of the U.S. Government Contracting industry.
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Bids Brief: GSA, OPM Partner to Create New Training Contract

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.

NITAAC sees early activity on new CIO-CS

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.

Dump-DUNS caucus weighs in on the Data Act — FCW

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

Here’s why less than half of awarded Air Force contract dollars were competed – Washington Business Journal

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.

Neff: CHESS moves toward two major contracts

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.

New GSA tool lets agencies compare contract labor rates

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.

Despite declining budgets, CHCOs still desire outside training opportunities – FederalNewsRadio.com

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.

WOSB Program: 15 of 34 Awards Were Improper – SmallGovCon

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

SBA to include overseas contracts in rating agencies – Washington Business Journal

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.

$500K Proposal to Increase Simplified Acquisition Threshold is Doomed

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

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