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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Next-gen telecom contract draws unconventional interest — FCW

Managers of the General Services Administration’s emerging telecommunications contract say a variety of vendors are interested in bidding on the $50 billion vehicle, and they expect a competitive battle for it. via Next-gen telecom contract draws unconventional interest — FCW.

OASIS tool and CBP app — FCW

The General Services Administration released a new tool that will give vendors and agencies more data to support acquisition decisions under GSA’s professional services contracting vehicle. via OASIS tool and CBP app — FCW.

Fact, Fiction and More About NAICS Codes – #Ask@GovConGuy

While it was not created for government contracting, the North American Industrial Classification System is important to both government and industry. Continue reading

Defense BIDs™ Brief: Bringin’ on DHITS!

The Defense Health Agency (formerly the Tricare Management Activity or TMA) is planning for a new Podcast logoprocurement vehicle to support the acquisition of, well, pretty much anything and everything they could need in the way of products, services and solutions to support DHA Health IT. In fact, according to the DHA HITS Milestone Chart, they are slated to issue a combined solicitation and RFP in October 2015. Is your company ready for this opportunity? Continue reading

Coast Guard Commandant lays out budget, acquisition challenges for year ahead – FederalNewsRadio.com

While a shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security has been averted for now, the Coast Guard, which is a subcomponent of DHS, faces a host of other challenges, from aging ships to drug wars in Central America. via Coast Guard Commandant lays out budget, acquisition challenges for year ahead – FederalNewsRadio.com.

Second set of CDM task orders awarded

The first awards on the second set of task orders for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program were released Friday, several sources confirm, giving the component agencies at the Department of Homeland Security the tools for building an enterprise-wide view of their networks, including breaches and vulnerabilities. via Second set of CDM task orders … Continue reading

Congress narrowly averts DHS shutdown

Congress barely avoided a shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security Friday by passing a bill funding the agency through March 6. The bill is expected to be signed by the president. via Congress narrowly averts DHS shutdown.

Consolidation, culture and one very big contract — FCW

Defense Department officials will make a decision in the summer or fall of this year to award the coveted $11 billion electronic health record contract to a team of vendors. via Consolidation, culture and one very big contract — FCW.

8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

Entrepreneurs learn quickly how lonely it is at the top. In many cases, the business owner is the sole employee when the venture is created. Then as the business grows, the entrepreneur hires staff. Regardless of the number of employees, size, structure or complexity of the organization, however, accountability for the company’s success rests mainly … Continue reading

Have Federal Contracting Questions? Ask @GovConGuy (and Friends!)

#Ask@GovConGuy is a resource for you to get accurate and experience-based answers to questions to better understand the steps to take in getting started as a vendor to the federal government. Continue reading


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