News Monthly Archives: February 2017

Foreign Owned Subsidiary May Qualify as Small Business

February 10, 2017 SBA OHA: Foreign Subsidiary Was “Small Business” Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, February 8, 2017 When many people think of small business federal contractors, they probably picture a local business and not a subsidiary of a foreign entity. … Continued

2017 Will Be a Competitive Year for IT Contracts

February 9, 2017 Top Federal IT Contracts to Watch for in 2017 Source: Nextgov, Frank Konkel, January 31, 2017 If 2016 was the biggest year for federal IT contracts in a decade, 2017 might well be the most competitive. On … Continued

SBA’s New Administrator Closer to Being Approved

February 7, 2017 WWE’s McMahon still standing after positive confirmation hearing for SBA role Source: Federal News Radio, Meredith Somers, January 24, 2017 An advocate for the underdog is what small businesses can expect if Linda McMahon is confirmed as … Continued

Debriefings are an Important Part of the Procurement Process

February 3, 2017 OFPP: Effective Debriefings Reduce Protests Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, January 9, 2017 Debriefings play a vital role in the procurement process. When conducted fully and fairly, a debriefing provides an offeror with valuable insight into the strengths … Continued

Infrastructure Improvements Proposed by New Administration

February 1, 2017 New administration’s infrastructure list could mean billions of dollars in government contract opportunities Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, January 26, 2017 The Trump Administration has compiled a list of about 50 infrastructure projects nationwide — … Continued