The General Service Administration is on the hunt for great ideas. The acquisition and facilities management arm of the federal government is looking for ways to become leaner, said Dan Tangherlini, GSA’s acting administrator, and it is enlisting the help of its entire workforce. The Great Ideas Hunt, which spawned 600 new concepts and more [...]
The GSA issued the following statement on their Interact website on September 12th: “After review and careful consideration, it has been determined Schedule 75 will remain closed to new offers for an additional 12 months. The Schedule will re-open effective October 1, 2013 and new offers will be accepted at that time.” In case you [...]
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History: Started with the downturn in the economy, where many companies folded, and those with stored resources jumped into the federal market because the government was one of the last big & stable spenders. This created a rapid increase in GSA Contract submissions. Over the last several years, the number of companies seeking Schedules contracts [...]
On August 14, 2012 Trivision was awarded GSA Contract No. GS-07F-0512Y for GSA Schedule 541 Advertising & Integrated marketing Solutions and SIN(s): 541 4B. Trivision Studios is an award-winning, full service agency that develops innovative strategies to achieve powerful and creative marketing, entertainment and media campaigns for its clients. We specialize in high-impact, result-oriented, brand [...]
Washington DC is the Acronym capital of the world. Our government has a long name for everything. I keep a compiled list of all the best Definitions and Acronyms lists I come across, which can be found here: Government Dictionary A great tool for both new and experienced federal contractors. I just updated the page with a [...]
On September 16, 2012 Accelerated Development & Support Corporation was awarded GSA Contract No. GS-00F-0039Y for GSA Schedule 00CORP The Consolidated Schedule and SIN(s): C520 13, C871 3, C874 1. ADS is a diversified, small, minority owned 8(a) business specializing in science & technology, management/ consulting, financial & budget, and administrative services to the government. [...]
I realize that there are no hard and fast rules on this and that each industry is different. But what percent of the money that the government spends, lands in the hands of subcontractors as opposed to prime contractors?
Our company sells a lot of products that are used in events, conferences, trade shows, expos, etc. (lanyards, name tags, name badges, signs). If there’s a bid for planning a large conference, is it possible to provide the some of the products without planning the conference?
Our organization is considering bringing into our resource bank a company who is specialized in writing RFPs for government contracts. Does anyone already use this service? I appreciate any feedback. Thanks!<br>Clarification added September 20, 2012 1:16 PM: To clarify, I am referencing writing services that respond to government RFP’s, not write them. Thanks for pointing [...]
A hacker installs a camera in a Starbucks store next to a targeted enterprise. Users typing passwords on their BYOD devices expose their username/passwords and security infrastructure. Time for strong authentication?<br>Clarification added September 21, 2012 12:42 PM: What do you think about keyless tokens ? … with no infrastructure?
As a small business begins the federal contract proposal submission process to government agencies or to prime contractors, the past performance challenge is a major one. By definition a start-up company in government contracting has no direct government agency past performance projects to site in meeting the requirement in requests for proposals (RFP’s) for historical [...]
Existe alguna ‘receta’ para que estados no fronterizos (sin la ventaja geografica por la cercania con USA) como Queretaro sean ahora punta de lanza en la industria aeroespacial? Porque Jalisco con la fortaleza de su abundante mente de obra, con buen nivel de ingles calificada e industria electronica no ha podido despegar en las areas [...]
We have a contract which expires at the end of the month. We have been awarded the follow-on contract (as a subcontractor to another prime). We have ODC funding on the current contract that we will lose, if the funds are not expended. Is there anything precluding us from purchasing 3-year maintenance agreements that are [...]
I’ve seen at least three examples in the last two years of the Federal Government either not playing by the rules they have established or over-reaching their perceived authority. 1) SYNCON, LLC – the veteran status of one of the two owners was challenged not just once, but three times for a Government Contract. The [...]