News Monthly Archives: December 2014

WOSB to need 3rd party Certification

WOSB Program: 2015 NDAA Eliminates Self-Certification By Steven Koprince    SmallGovCon, December 17, 2014 With little fanfare, Congress just passed legislation eliminating the ability of WOSBs to self-certify for purposes of WOSB set-aside contracts. The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act … Continued

Cost Realism in Contract Proposals

Is price reasonableness really unreasonable? By Bob Lohfeld    Washington Technology, December 15, 2014 With so many IT and professional services contracts being awarded to the lowest priced offeror, you have to wonder if the government is worried about awarding contracts … Continued

Oklahoma PTAC Client wins Air Force Base Contract

Samaritan Emergency Medical Service will serve Tinker AFB Samaritan Emergency Medical Services is a division of CLV Enterprises, a Service Disabled Veteran Small Business wholly owned by Charles and Casandra Vetters of Skiatook, Oklahoma. With the help of the Oklahoma … Continued

Department of Energy Sources Sought Notice for ORISE

Specialized Services for the Office of Science (SSSC), aka Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) The Department of Energy is issuing a sources sought for Specialized Services for the Office of Science (SSSC), currently performed as the Oak … Continued

The “cost” of FSSI and the Prices Paid Portal

Driving the federal government towards a Low Price Regardless (LPR) contracting model By Roger Waldron for        December 1, 2014 As part of the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI), the Office of Management and Budget and the … Continued