The General Services Administration has started the long-anticipated process to acquire new validation services for federal contractors and grantees. Continue reading
The General Services Administration unveiled a test site for the new version of its procurement portal, both giving industry a peek at what’s to come and soliciting its advice. Continue reading
There is no cost to register in SAM or other government contracting databases–but that hasn’t stopped some companies from charging would-be contractors hefty fees for assistance in the registration process. S Continue reading
an awardee’s failure to list the assigned NAICS code under its SAM profile did not make its proposal technically unacceptable. Continue reading
Effective October 1, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics Administration (NASA) are issuing FAR Case 2014-022 as a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the inflation adjustment of acquisition-related dollar thresholds. Continue reading
The General Services Administration’s System for Award Management potentially exposed users’ information, including some Social Security numbers and bank-account information, to the public because of a cybersecurity vulnerability. via Cyber vulnerability in GSA’s SAM portal exposes vendors’ data – FederalNewsRadio.com.
The ability to effectively gather, assess and leverage information to support decision-making has and always will be a key to success in government contracting. via Changing tactics and flow of information by agencies, requires better quality market intelligence by industry – The American Small Business Coalition.