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Spam Filter Prevented Bid from Being Received

August 22, 2016 Agency Spam Filter Excludes Proposal; Offeror Loses Protest Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, August 1, 2016 An agency’s spam filter prevented an offeror’s proposal from reaching the Contracting Officer in time to be considered for award–and the GAO denied the … Continued

A Subcontracting Opportunity for Small Business!

August 19, 2016 Uncle Sam wants you to seek THIS opportunity. Source: GSA Interact, Judy Romano, August 19, 2016 The Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) – guides  large, complex federal Information Technology (IT) or professional services projects to … Continued

Changes Coming to DLA CAGE Codes

August 17, 2016 DLA set to expire CAGE codes Source: Information Operations Strategic Communications, August 11, 2016 The Defense Logistics Agency is changing the way it manages Commercial and Government Entity codes by assigning an expiration date to all new … Continued

CFRs are Like Having an Expert Staff on Board

August 11, 2016 What’s the “CFR” and Why Is It So Important to Me? Source: Government BookTalk, Ed Kessler, July 19, 2016 If you’re a GPO Online Bookstore regular or public official you probably know we’re speaking about the “Code … Continued

HUBZone Changes Explained

August 9, 2016 HUBZone Program: SBA Final Rule Brings Significant Changes Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, July 27, 2016 The HUBZone program will see significant changes to its rules as a result of major SBA changes set to take effect in … Continued

FSS Contractors and Others to Report Transactional Data

August 2, 2016 Top Takeaways Concerning GSA’s Final Rule On Transactional Data Reporting Source: Morrison & Foerster, Tina Reynolds, June 29, 2016 By now the entire government contracting community is well aware that one of the most significant changes in Federal Supply … Continued

Contracting Fairness Being Examined in Washington

July 27, 2016 Increased contract competition contributes to good government Source: Federal News Radio, Meredith Somers, July 8, 2016 Contracting fairness is not about eliminating government jobs. That’s the message members of Congress and federal contracting and public policy experts … Continued