The federal government remains on a hot streak in meeting its small business contracting goals.
For the fifth year in a row, it exceeded its governmentwide small business contracting goal — about 23 percent of its contracting spending — on small businesses.
We are tracking three contracts expected to drop in the upcoming months: Infrastructure Design Engineering Architecture and Integration 3 Small Business Set Aside (IDEAI 3), Training Content Contract Multiple Award Contract (TCC) (MAC), and NOAA Mission IT Services (NMITS). Get all the details on these opportunities below.
The Professional Services Council is urging the Senate to reject a Defense Department proposal that would limit bid protests.
The closest thing to a federal IT report card was released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The news was not good.
Details of the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) are beginning to emerge but are no where near complete as representatives introduce amendments to the proposed legislation almost daily. If past years are an indication, we won’t see the 2019 NDAA signed into law until late fall.
The challenge of a solicitation’s terms as overly restrictive can be a tough burden to meet at the GAO–and the mere fact that the protester isn’t capable of meeting the agency’s requirements isn’t enough, by itself, to demonstrate that the solicitation is overly restrictive.
I confess. I have bid work without any previous capture effort and no first-hand knowledge of the customer’s requirements. I understand that I just violated every proposal industry best practice and I may have to return my Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) certification. It is clear, bidding without any knowledge of the customer requirements greatly diminishes the chance of winning and increases transition and operational risks.
Source: Bids with No Capture | Lohfeld
As the Senate Armed Services Committee on Monday began its markup of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, a contractors group was pushing committee leaders to reject a Pentagon proposal to curb time-consuming bid protests.
Agency grades dropped for the third consecutive time in Congress’ sixth FITARA scorecard, released Monday ahead of a scheduled hearing Wednesday by two House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittees.