Court rulings are funny things – especially Supreme Court rulings. They often take on meaning well beyond their original intentions. Kingdomware was just supposed to address failings in VOSB contracting. Now, the SBA is looking at the ruling as well.
OK, we’ve been writing a lot lately about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Kingdomware Technologies case — and, we’ve got one more. In testimony before Congress, the VA stated it would comply immediately with the Court’s ruling.
Government anything has always been an alphabet soup of acronyms and abbreviations. Thanks to the GSA’s new data reporting rule, the CSP and PRC are getting tossed out. Whether that’s a good thing or bad depends on whom you ask.
Two articles caught our attention and made us wonder whether we were seeing acquisition prototypes or catching glimpses of the future. Both would require contractors to toss out their old paradigms and learn to embrace new ways of doing business.
When the Supreme Court ruled — 8-0 — in favor of Kingdomware Technologies last week, it was a huge victory for veteran-owned and disabled-veteran-owned businesses because it means that the VA must put “Veterans First” in all of its procurements.
The Supreme Court handed veteran owned and disabled veteran owned businesses a huge win in the Kingdomware Technologies case, voting 8-0 in favor of the small contractor and against the VA. The decision will have major ramifications for VA contracting.
These days, anytime federal cybersecurity contracting is discussed, the numbers used are always billions. It’s big business, and there’s no indication things are slowing down anytime soon. So, here’s a look ahead at some big and small billion dollar opportunities.
The 8(a) program was designed to give disadvantaged small business owners a leg up in government contracting. It takes a lot to earn the designation, which is why the Court wasn’t going to let the SBA take it away easily.
Elon Musk came to the Pentagon Thursday to meet with Defense Secretary Ash Carter and to talk “innovation.” Engineering the world’s most advanced fighting force is what drives Carter. Now, he wants to apply next generation thinking to personnel management.
The first NDAA 2017 veto threat was issued by President Obama over the OCO “games” in the House bill. Now, the Senate version is coming under fire because of DoD acquisition reorganization, Guantanamo, and capping of the National Security Council.