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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Even Third Time Not the Charm – GPO Buy for VA Upheld

I’ve previously written about a procurement for suicide prevention locks and associated printing services that was undertaken for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by the Government Publishing Office (GPO). A veteran-owned small business challenged the VA and the GPO procurement at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), at the Court …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: GPO Buy of Anti-Suicide Gun Locks for VA – An Update

My September 12, 2019 column, raised questions about a protest at the GAO of the VA’s planned use of the Government Publishing Office (formerly the Government Printing Office) to acquire anti-suicide gun locks and printing instructions. That case addressed the applicability of the VA’s specific statute to give priority to …

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: All the Facts Should Matter – Even to GAO

The GAO bid protest process is designed to rapidly get all of the issues regarding the protest of an agency procurement on the table and then look at how the law and the facts relate to those issues – from the agency’s and the protestor’s perspective. It is rare that …

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Mark Amtower: SAST Meets Content Marketing, or When Heisenberg Collides with Moore’s Law

Not only are attention spans getting shorter, but the majority of people are multi-tasking, especially the younger ones, which further reduces attention given to each task. So now we get to the crux of this matter: in our market “content is king.” Companies seeking to grow marketshare have an ever-increasing …

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Maj. Gen. David Bassett of the U.S. Army as Panelist for 4th Annual Army Forum on Oct. 31st

Maj. Gen. David Bassett, the program executive officer of command, control and communications-tactical at the U.S. Army, will be featured as an expert panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 4th Annual Army Forum on Oct. 2nd.

Click here to register for the 4th Annual Army Forum.

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