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Alliant 2 Deadline Extended

The new proposal deadline for Alliant 2 Unrestricted—valued at potentially $50 billion—is Sept. 13, and Sept. 12 for Alliant 2 Small Business, which could be worth up to $15 billion. Continue reading

DoD’s 4th Estate to use GSA’s OASIS contract vehicles

The OASIS (One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services) vehicle provides agencies complex professional services contracts. Continue reading

GSA awards 109 human capital contracts worth $11.5B

The Human Capital and Training Solutions, or HCaTS, contracts are for human capital strategy, training and development and performance improvement services. Continue reading

SSA Verbatim Hearing Recordings Opportunity Outreach for SDVOSBs

Social Security Administration has regional offices in Region 6 (Dallas, Texas); Region 8 (Denver, Colorado) and Region 9 (San Francisco, California) with a need for court reporting services and is conducting outreach to assess and increase potential for participation by Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSB). Continue reading

SBA wants contractors to train small business on cyber

To help those businesses improve their cybersecurity postures, the Small Business Administration is developing a training regimen and is looking for vendors to support that effort. Continue reading

DHS Seeks Small Business Expertise for Homeland Security Challenges

DHS will accept proposals for its upcoming Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program FY 16.1 joint solicitation which covers 13 technical areas from the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). Continue reading

TRANSCOM wants help with IT management

Transportation Command, which runs the logistics of the Pentagon’s sprawling worldwide footprint, wants access to research and advice on the “most effective and efficient application, acquisition and management of IT resources,” according to a pre-solicitation notice. Continue reading

FEMA updates IT acquisition plans

After holding an industry day a year ago to discuss IT plans with potential contractors, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has unveiled plans to issue requests for proposals to upgrade IT systems and capabilities in seven work areas. Continue reading

SBA: New [Sole Source] Authority Will Bolster Women-Owned Small Businesses | SBA.gov

GovConChannel Editor’s Note: There were comments made about this Final Rule last week that inferred ‘just in time for fiscal year end.’ Be sure to note the effective date of the rule is October 14, 2015. – GovConChannelChief The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today issued a final rule authorizing federal agencies to award sole-source … Continue reading

GSA plays Captain Ahab in latest effort to streamline schedules – FederalNewsRadio.com

GovConChannel Editor’s Note: This is interesting since the result would be akin to having passengers board the Titanic after it hit the iceberg. The FSS is losing more than $1 billion in sales each year since FY10, DoD and NASA put the screws to the ‘Fair and Reasonable’ perk associated with the GSA Schedule, a … Continue reading