The Veterans Administration (VA) has been in the news a lot lately, and many of those stories have covered mismanagement. But, the agency charged with caring for our nation’s finest is cleaning up its act. One target area is procurement.
By now, snow ranks up there with ISIL and lima beans as things you’d most like to punt off a cliff. In the meantime, however, the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has some technology gaps perhaps your company can fill.
It’s going to be an odd week as the city digs out of the snow. But, once normalcy returns, the House Small Business Committee is going to be busy working through a number of bills that will help small contractors.
On a day when D.C. is expecting Snowmageddon Redux, No one’s thinking about tools to help with government contracting. But, remember, the snow won’t last forever – it’ll just seem like it. So, getting back to those contracting tools …
Trying to get ahead of the government contracting curve is difficult. You often have to either get lucky by stumbling onto a tip or be good at reading tea leaves. Nevertheless, we’ve come across a few items that may help.
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has a secret. You know how the agency crowed about the government meeting its small business goals two years in a row? Turns out something was missing — something the House is trying to fix.
When the Air Force announced cost-cutting initiatives in 2014, it was hard to know what to think. One one hand, sequester forced all branches to tighten their belts. On the other, the F-35 was a cost disaster. So, what’s next?
What better time than right after the President’s State of the Union Address to present the State of Our Defenses. The Army wants more troops, the Air Force wants more planes, and the Navy/Marines want mor ships. So, what’s new?
On the last day of 2015, the FAR Council adopted an interim rule incorporating the WOSB sole source contracting authority that was part of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NADA). This is a huge step for women business owners.
Just before the new year, a proposed rule was published that would require the Department of Defense (DoD) to seek Congress’ approval before a multi-year contract can be awarded. That should help with the goal of streamlining the procurement process.