The Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act is closer than ever to becoming law as key Senate and House lawmakers have reached agreement on the bill. via IT acquisition reform bill gets consensus, inches closer to passage – FederalNewsRadio.com.
If one word could describe the state of federal contracting, that word would be “complex,” Anne Rung, in her third month as administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, told a contractors gathering on Tuesday. via Procurement Chief Vows to Simplify Federal Contracting – Contracting – GovExec.com.
How significant of an impact would there be if three to five billion additional dollars was awarded to small federal contractors in a given fiscal year? How many jobs could be created if five thousand additional American small businesses received $1 million dollars each in FY2015? Continue reading
How many jobs could be created if five thousand additional American small businesses received $1 million dollars each in FY2015? It could happen very easily. Even Work Meant for Small Business is Elusive. – The American Small Business Coalition.
“GSA believes that Dun & Bradstreet effectively has a monopoly for government unique identifiers that has contributed to higher costs.” via Playing Monopoly, Government Contracting-Style! – The American Small Business Coalition.
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
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.
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.
Vendors will appreciate that Navy acquisition officials are keenly aware of the rapidity with which IT can become outdated and cyberthreats can magnify.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.
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.