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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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Task Order Size Status Based On Proposal Date, Not Award Date – SmallGovCon

A contractor was eligible for award of a small business set-aside task order because the contractor was “small” as of the date of its task order proposal–even though the contractor outgrew the size standard by the time the task order was awarded. via Task Order Size Status Based On Proposal Date, Not Award Date – … Continue reading

Task Order Labor Categories Don’t Match Schedule – SmallGovCon

The GAO sustained a protest of the award of a GSA Schedule task order because the labor categories awarded under the task order were outside the scope of the awardee’s underlying GSA Schedule contract. via Task Order Labor Categories Don’t Match Schedule – SmallGovCon.

Spec Ops Leaders Want Off-the-Shelf Gear Fast

While American officials will almost always begin their public remarks boasting that US forces are the best led, best equipped, most highly trained fighting force the world has ever known, a hint of doubt — or at least healthy concern — has crept into their comments in recent years. via Spec Ops Leaders Want Off-the-Shelf … Continue reading

US Budget Request Will Change Drastically, Experts Say

The $585 billion fiscal year 2016 defense budget request — so painstakingly sculpted by White House and Pentagon before being sent to Capitol Hill this week — will likely die a long, complicated death as it winds its way through the congressional committees, analysts say. via US Budget Request Will Change Drastically, Experts Say.

GSA unveils prices-paid tool for Alliant — FCW

The General Services Administration is banking on a new tool to sharpen federal IT buyers’ shopping skills when they’re using the agency’s $50 billion Alliant governmentwide acquisition contract. via GSA unveils prices-paid tool for Alliant — FCW.

2/20 in Alexandria, VA: Business Leaders Overcoming Federal Sector Business Development Obstacles. – The American Small Business Coalition

POCx Forum is purposeful discussions with Principals, Owners and Chief Executives of companies currently (or considering) pursuing contracts and subcontracts with civilian, defense and intelligence agencies. via 2/13 in Alexandria, VA: Business Leaders Overcoming Federal Sector Business Development Obstacles. – The American Small Business Coalition.

Could FedBid’s suspension scare off Steve Case and Ted Leonsis? – Washington Business Journal

FedBid Inc.’s suspension from federal contracting means the company can’t bid on new opportunities. But could it also put at risk future investment from Steve Case and Ted Leonsis’ Revolution Growth? via Could FedBid’s suspension scare off Steve Case and Ted Leonsis? – Washington Business Journal.

FedBid barred from new government contracts – Washington Business Journal

The U.S. Air Force is proposing debarment for Vienna-based FedBid after a September 2014 inspector general’s report alleged contract fraud and cited intimidation tactics from company officials against a Veterans Affairs procurement officer who ruled against the company. via FedBid barred from new government contracts – Washington Business Journal.

Air Force suspends, begins debarment process of FedBid – FederalNewsRadio.com

The Air Force has suspended FedBid from federal procurement activity, both new contracts and follow-ons, as of Jan. 26 and proposed the reverse auction company for debarment. via Air Force suspends, begins debarment process of FedBid – FederalNewsRadio.com.

Not Prepared? No Luck or Opportunity For You Then!

To this day, one of my pet peeves is someone trying to sell me when they don’t know me or my company, and have very obviously not made any effort to do so. via Be Prepared to Meet (and Leverage) Federal Contracting Opportunities.

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