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Beaverton man gets prison in Iraq contract case

A former State Department employee has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for helping to steer $2 million in government contracts to a company half-owned by his son. Continue reading

DoD is better defining what lowest price means in contracts

An April 1 memo from Claire Grady, DoD’s director of defense procurement and acquisition policy lessens the onus on source selection officials to justify paying more for their requirements than just lowest cost technically acceptable (LPTA). Continue reading

Agencies Looking to Simplified Spending

New Public Spend Forum Contributor Guy Timberlake looks at agencies that increased ‘simplified’ spending in FY2015 and analyzes the trends for federal contracting. Continue reading

Workshop: Using FPDS-NG to Boost Your GovCon Business – Workshop begins February 1st

If having more robust, accurate and timely information about customers, competitors and opportunities would help your business, check this out! Continue reading

House Introduces Slew of Small-Business Contracting Bills

Here is a quick rundown of some of the more interesting contracting bills released last week: 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

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

WEBINAR: Six Essentials to Find and Win Simplified Acquisitions – December 9th at 2:00PM ET (NACA)

An exclusive presentation by The American Small Business Coalition for NACA members. Continue reading

CSC, Netcracker fined for using uncleared coders in classified DISA work — FCW

Between 2008 and 2013, NetCracker allegedly used employees who lacked security clearances to perform work when it knew the contract required those individuals to have clearance, resulting in CSC recklessly submitting false claims for payment to DISA. Continue reading

WEBINAR: Six Essentials for Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions – November 24th at 2:00PM ET

This webinar presentation facilitated by Guy Timberlake of The American Small Business Coalition, will discuss the knowledge needed to effectively find and win requirements procured by sixty (60) different civilian, defense and intelligence agencies. Continue reading