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PSC Comments on DoD, GSA Efforts to Accelerate Payments to Small Businesses; Alan Chvotkin Quoted

Alan Chvotkin - GovCon Expert

The Professional Services Council (PSC) has released its comments on the Department of Defense (DoD) and General Service Administration’s (GSA) actions to accelerate payments to government small business primes and small business subcontractors, the organization announced on Thursday. 

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Army Awards Spots on $1.5B HR Support Contract to 12 Small Businesses

Twelve companies have won spots on a potential 10-year, $1.52B contract to provide recruitment, administrative and management services to support the U.S. Army‘s human resources functions. The Army Contracting Command received 37 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract designated for small businesses, the Defense Department said Tuesday. DoD expects contractors to …

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FBI Seeks Proposals for Potential $900M Microsoft Products Support IDIQ

The FBI has issued a request for proposals on a potential seven-year, $900 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for consulting and engineering services for Microsoft-made (Nasdaq: MSFT) products at the bureau and other Justice Department components. A solicitation notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says the contract has unrestricted and small business portions,  a 12-month base and six 12-month options. The bureau …

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NASA Includes 118 Small Business Teams on IT Products, Services GWAC

NASA has awarded 118 smaller and disadvantaged businesses positions on the agency’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicle to provide information technology systems and services to federal customers. The SEWP V program has “a $25 minimum per order of supplies or services and a per contract maximum of $20 …

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Army Issues Small Biz Solicitation for $135M Simulation Tech R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Army is seeking industry proposals for a five-year, $135 million small business set-aside program to develop simulation and training systems for warfighters. The multiple-award contract will cover work to help the military branch research, build and demonstrate technologies for creating synthetic natural environments and simulating medical scenarios, the …

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GSA Picks 21 Vendors for New Office Supplies Contract; Tom Sharpe Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded 21 contractors positions on the third iteration of a government-wide office products contract vehicle. GSA said Tuesday that 20 of the awardees under the agency’s Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative for Office Supplies program are small companies. The agency expects FSSI OS3 to save the …

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GSA Gives Agencies OK to Proceed on OASIS Small Business Vehicle; Tom Sharpe Comments

The General Services Administration has informed federal agencies that they can begin using the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business contract vehicle to acquire professional services. GSA issued the notice to proceed on OASIS SB after both the Court of Federal Claims and Government Accountability Office dismissed a set of …

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Kevin Plexico: Agencies Hit Small Business Contracting Goals for First Time Since 2005

Federal data shows that the federal government reached its goal of awarding 23 percent of agency contracts to small businesses during its 2013 fiscal year, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. This marked the first time federal agencies have met the government-wide goal for small business contracting since 2005, according …

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OPM Accepting Bids For 10-Year Data Center Consolidation Program

The Office of Personnel Management has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year contract to consolidate data centers, Washington Technology reports. Proposals are due March 11 and the agency will award the program as a full set-aside for small businesses, according to the report. OPM is seeking to …

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