Today, Senate Republicans filibustered a Democratic-sponsored bill intended to stave off the mandatory cuts. So, the second half of the fiscal cliff is at hand, and we are all about to plunge over the edge. Every state will be affected.
… More good sequestration news!!
Sequestration poses a number of risks for government contractors from cut-backs to contract termination. With such uncertainty, you need to protect yourself, whether you are a prime or a sub-contractor. Bidding will become more contentious and that’s just the beginning.
The tech site, Mashable, has ten recommendations for mobile apps that will increase your productivity on the job. For the typical overworked Beltway exec, that mobile device in your pocket may be your ticket to creating a little more time.
Washington used to be synonymous with Blackberry. Those days are starting to change. DoD announced to AppleInsider, that it was moving to a “platform agnostic” status. That means the Pentagon will soon open its network to both Apple and Android devices.
On Wednesday, March 20, 2013, FedInsider News is presenting a breakfast briefing from 8:00 am until 10:30 am entitled, “Federal Data Centers: 2013 and Beyond.” Registration is free and will be held at the Westpark Corporate Center in McLean, Virginia.
After using the filibuster to hold up the confirmation vote of a cabinet secretary for the first time in American history, the Senate today confirmed Chuck Hagel as the next Secretary of Defense. That appointment could mean reduced DoD spending.
Sequester is an odd word to use for the political jockeying currently plaguing Washington, D.C. It is a legal term, meaning to temporarily repossess property from the legal owner until a debt has been paid or legal claims are satisfied.
Sometimes, looking in the nooks and crannies for contracting opportunities can yield better results than looking on the major government opportunity sites. Here are some helpful links that may assist your company in keeping track of the latest market info.
The 2012 Defense Authorization bill requires that all sole-source contract awards must have written justification. Non-compete contracts are generally only permitted under the 8 (a) program to encourage small businesses and those owned by qualified socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.