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April showers bring legislative flowers for defense

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) said he’s hopeful Congress can actually appropriate 2017 funds to the Defense Department before April 1. Continue reading

GSA Moves Closer to Ending Reliance on DUNS Numbers in Contracting

The General Services Administration on Wednesday solicited information from industry on planned reforms to the governmentwide system for identifying and validating businesses. Continue reading

Federal procurement reforms start by naming the right type of leaders

Before the new OFPP administrator begins the analysis to set their priorities, a group of former OFPP, Defense Department and agency acquisition executives are urging the administration to focus as much on the “who” as the “what.” Continue reading

Big names missing from $5B Army hardware contract

It looks like several incumbents failed to make the grade as the Army has made awards for the third iteration of its $5 billion Army Desktop and Mobile Computing contract. Continue reading

1,000 Posts And Counting: Thank You, SmallGovCon Readers

Congrats to the Koprince Law/SmallGovCon team on their continuing achievements! Continue reading

3 takeaways from an anxious GSA roundtable with industry

The General Services Administration’s courtship of the private sector appears to remain very much in the anxiety stage, at least when it comes to its Transactional Data Reporting rule. Continue reading

7 years for Twin Cities man who illegally won $3M in government bids, bought fancy cars

A Prior Lake man with a long rap sheet was sentenced to prison for nearly seven years for fraudulently obtaining at least $3 million in government construction contracts and costing those who did business with him many hundreds of thousands of dollars. Continue reading

SBA Processing “All Small” Mentor-Proteges In Eight Days

The SBA is processing the typical “All Small” Mentor-Protege Program application in a lightning-fast eight days. Continue reading

Forrester Predicts Less Money for Federal Tech, More for State and Local

A new analysis suggests a decrease in tech sector spending for the federal government under President Donald Trump, but significant growth in that sector for state and local governments. Continue reading

Benefits of cloud a language agencies should be speaking

Civilian agencies for years have debated cloud security services and how to best to use them to meet their mission Continue reading