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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.
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Pentagon Ranks Top Suppliers to Spark Competition Among Contractors – Contracting – GovExec.com

The Defense Department’s acquisition chief on Friday released a ranking of the top 30 supplier units within the contracting industry as part of a continuing effort to improve the government’s largest procurement operations by curbing costs and professionalizing the workforce. via Pentagon Ranks Top Suppliers to Spark Competition Among Contractors – Contracting – GovExec.com.

What is the current state of government contracting? – FederalNewsRadio.com

This week on “Amtower Off Center”, host Mark Amtower interviews Kevin Plexico, VP of Research for Deltek, and GovWin. via What is the current state of government contracting? – FederalNewsRadio.com.

VA planning two RFPs to help fix patient scheduling problems – FederalNewsRadio.com

The Veterans Affairs Department will try to address one major aspect of its patient scheduling scandal by looking to industry for help. VA is planning two major acquisitions in the coming months to take advantage of the commercial technology it discovered during a scheduled application contest last fall. via VA planning two RFPs to help … Continue reading

Navy looks to vendors for rapid upgrades to NMCI network – FederalNewsRadio.com

As the Navy retakes control over its own IT network, it’s eager to begin introducing new technologies to improve the experience of the 800,000 people who use it every day. via Navy looks to vendors for rapid upgrades to NMCI network – FederalNewsRadio.com.

DHS struggles with intelligence and analysis capabilities | Federal Times | federaltimes.com

Despite having established systems for integrating intelligence and analytic activities, the Homeland Security Department continues to wrestle with planning and prioritizing its strategies, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. via DHS struggles with intelligence and analysis capabilities | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.

11 steps to strengthen suspension and debarment of contractors | Federal Times | federaltimes.com

Agencies are ramping up their suspension and debarment activities and creating internal controls and programs to help increase future efforts, according to a report by the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee. via 11 steps to strengthen suspension and debarment of contractors | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.

GSA pushes major overhaul of its Multiple Award Schedules | Federal Times | federaltimes.com

The General Services Administration will ask the contractors on its Multiple Award Schedules to standardize part numbers and Special Item Numbers to help reduce price variability between products and services. via GSA pushes major overhaul of its Multiple Award Schedules | Federal Times | federaltimes.com.

SDVOSBs Take It On The Chin: Court Denies Kingdomware Appeal – SmallGovCon

In a crushing blow to SDVOSBs, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied the appeal of a lower court decision allowing the VA to procure goods and services using the Federal Supply Schedule without first considering whether SDVOSBs can satisfy the requirement. via SDVOSBs Take It On The Chin: Court Denies … Continue reading

Is $487K Too Little to Pay Federal Contractors? – Contracting – GovExec.com

The federal government has finalized a plan to expand compensation reimbursement caps to a large swath of its contracted employees, drawing the ire of its private industry partners. via Is $487K Too Little to Pay Federal Contractors? – Contracting – GovExec.com.

On DoD: William LaPlante, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition – FederalNewsRadio.com

Dr. William LaPlante, the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition is Jared Serbu’s guest for the full hour on this edition of On DoD. During this week’s show, LaPlante talks with Jared about his five top priorities’ for Air Force acquisition. via On DoD: William LaPlante, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for … Continue reading

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