Summer is in full swing! If you’ve got some time between the beach, the pool, and BBQ’s, here are some government-related events that we think you should check out:
The VA has issued an Acquisition Policy Flash providing interim guidance to VA Contracting Officers on implementing the Kingdomware Supreme Court decision.
Twenty-one companies have won spots on a $750 million contract to provide the Navy with commercial-off-the-shelf command and control equipment and support services.
GAO denied protest grounds challenging the ability of contract awardees to satisfy government requirements related to cybersecurity.
A “pass-through” contracting scheme, in which a large business conspired to evade the limitations on subcontracting, has resulted in a guilty plea.
Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are often filled with complicated, exacting requirements, some of which make sense, with many others that simply don’t. Regardless of perceived utility, a missed requirement can make or break your proposal scoring… and sometimes even result in a total disqualification. Moreover, careless mistakes can be glaring to evaluators, and affect your final score.Here are 10 things to double-check before you finalize your proposal and send it out.
Using RFP Templates is a great time saver, but many procurement professionals abuse them. Follow these tips to better adapt RFP Templates.
Here’s a situation you may have encountered. You’ve identified a bid opportunity that’s perfect for your company or team, but it’s a set-aside contract and you don’t hold the proper status. You know you need to team up, but your company is having a hard time finding the right small business to partner up with. What do you do next?
On June 16, 2016 the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) issued its much anticipated decision in the Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States case (“Kingdomware”). One of two important cases, both decided on the same day, Kingdomware and Universal Health Services, Inc. v. Escobar, constitute those rare SCOTUS decisions that have direct and important implications for the government contracts world.
“Kingdomware” decision applies to VA but could affect broader regulations.