Well, summer’s over, and Congress is back. Time to apply some elbow grease … Press noses to the grindstone … Pull out every stop. At the top of the list is passing a budget to literally keep the lights on.
The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) is an enormous federal agency tasked with keeping America safe. But, DHS is also taking on another role: managing a “procurement laboratory,” which is intended to shake up the way the government buys things.
The Pentagon has been courting Silicon Valley for some time, and it’s been challenging. But, one DoD unit may have hit on a model that could work for many Defense-related initiatives … But, this one’s a long way from California.
Finding federal contracting opportunities that fit well with your company is difficult. Trying to forecast future opportunities is nearly impossible — or it used to be. Thanks to the GSA’s 18F unit, contractual crystal ball gazing has never been easier.
It’s been another big week for politics, which means most media attention has been on the Presidential race. That gives us an opportunity to explore some of the latest news in technology-related activities that could affect the government and contractors.
If you work for a cybersecurity contracting firm, you may be wondering what’s behind the Air Force’s request to quadruple its cyber budget for research, development, testing, and evaluation. Specifics are classified, of course, but it’s worth taking a few guesses.
According to Gypsy lore, reading tea leaves requires patience. Trails of leaves mean a journey is imminent. Triangles refer to an unexpected good fortune. But, when it comes to predicting a government shutdown, where’s a Gypsy when you need one?
As everyone packs up to head out for the beach, the Bahamas or the simple pleasures of your own back yard, we wanted to give you something to think about. Something to mull between Mai-tais. What makes a company great?
Today is Doublemint day combining legal and business news. If the SBA denies your business 8(a) certification, you’d usually turn to the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA). But, what do you do when OHA says they don’t have jurisdiction?
Lately, trying to keep up with the news has been like clinging to a runaway train. But, with the Memorial Day holiday coming, things have settled down, which enabled us to ask: How would an extra $360,000 make your weekend?