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Idaho PTAC Receives APTAC’s 2018 Economic Impact Award

PTAC’s work with Winspear Construction led to big contract wins (For Immediate Release): The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2018 Economic Impact Award to the Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for their work with Winspear … Continued

Notarized letter required for SAM registrants

April 18, 2018 70,000 contractors must get notarized letters in next 60 days to continue working for government Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, April 16, 2018 Up to 70,000 federal contractors are heading to their local notary to get that … Continued

GA Tech Procurement Assistance Center receives Outstanding Project Award

Cybersecurity Training Project benefits PTACs and clients alike (For Immediate Release): The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2018 Outstanding Project Award to the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) for their Cybersecurity Training Project. GTPAC’s project … Continued

Tiffany Scroggs sworn in as APTAC president

Scroggs assumes association’s top leadership post (For Immediate Release): Tiffany Scroggs, Program Manager of the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Washington PTAC), was sworn in as President of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) at their annual … Continued

GSA Responds to SAM Breach with New Registration Requirement

Already registered? Review your info  –  New registrations require notarized letter GSA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is actively investigating alleged, third party fraudulent activity in the System for Award Management (SAM).  At this time, only a limited number … Continued

Meeting DoD Cybersecurity Requirements Just Got Easier!

January 2, 2018 Tutorial video and other resources created by Georgia PTAC The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) recently unveiled invaluable new resources for businesses seeking to comply with the Department of Defense (DoD) cybersecurity requirements. They have produced … Continued

New Report Analyzes Defense Budget

September 28, 2017 Analysis of the FY 2018 Defense Budget – Procurement RealClear Defense, Katherine Blakely, September 15, 2017 Overview Although increased capacity and lethality are the second priority of the Pentagon’s PB 2018 budget request behind restoring the readiness … Continued