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New Administration May Provide for More Opportunities for DBEs

January 13, 2017 DBE Contracting Opportunities under the Trump Administration Source: JD Supra Business Advisor, Tony Franco, January 6, 2017 With President-elect Trump’s promise to turn America’s crumbling infrastructure into an opportunity for accelerated economic growth, there are likely to … Continued

Tech Advocacy Group Suggests IT Reforms

January 11, 2017 Tech group calls on Trump to assess IT vulnerabilities, lower acquisition barriers Source: Federal Times, Tony Ware, December 19, 2016 The federal government needs to assess its IT infrastructure and address cybersecurity, modernization and assessment reform as … Continued

DoD to Study Bid Protest System in 2017 NDAA

January 10, 2017 2017 NDAA Requires Report On Bid Protest Impact At DoD Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, December 14, 2016 We’ve been covering many of the important changes to federal contracting promised as a result of the 2017 National Defense … Continued

Paper Suggests Federal Procurement Process Reform

January 9, 2017 Clinton Campaign: We Would’ve Made Procurement Great Again Source: Bloomberg BNA, Sam Skolnik, December 28, 2016 Why would the Hillary Clinton campaign’s final procurement policy paper be of interest these days? In part because a couple of … Continued

Sources Sought Can be Important to Small Businesses

January 6, 2017 Small businesses should respond to ‘sources sought’ and RFIs Source: Georgia Tech PTAC, Chuck Schadl, January 4, 2017 The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) reminds our clients — and especially small businesses — that it’s very … Continued

Cumbersome Requirements are Challenges for Tech Startups

January 4, 2017 Tech Startups Struggle to Tap $82 Billion in Federal Contracts Source: Bloomberg Technology, Nafeesa Syeed, December 8, 2016 U.S. government’s tech budget is eight times that of Apple Cumbersome requirements keeps newcomers from getting foothold Jason Wagner’s … Continued

Ownership and Control Criteria Changes Coming for SDVOSB Programs

January 3, 2017 SDVOSB Programs: 2017 NDAA Modifies Ownership & Control Criteria Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, December 12, 2016 The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act makes some important adjustments to the criteria for ownership and control of a service-disabled veteran-owned … Continued