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USDA Distributes over 100,000 BYOD Devices for Federal Employees

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The United States Department of Agriculture has recently installed over 100,000 federal mobile devices to its employees for their new BYOD (bring-your-own-device) program. Procurement officers can now access their email and view contractors on their federally approved mobile device. In...

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GovKinex: US Navy Deliberates Over Email Services

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The United States Navy has started exploring new options with their email service. The new NGEN (Next Generation Enterprise Network) is planned to provide over 800,000 federal employees with brand new email services. For the past year, HP has been slowly...

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Office of Budget and Management Estimates $2 Billion Lost from Government Shutdown

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In light of the 16 day government shutdown last month, the Office of Budget and Management (OBM) has estimated over $2 billion lost from furloughed federal employees and contracting projects across the nation, according to a report from the Federal Times on...

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Contracting Opportunities Start to Rise Almost a Month After Government Shutdown

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Almost every government contractor felt some sort of effect from the recent government shutdown that ran its course from October 1st to the 16th.  However, despite the shutdown and the furlough of non-essential federal employees government contractors were still hard...

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BYOD Program Helps Federal Agencies Connect With Available Government Contractors

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This year government agencies are allowing their federal employees to use their own personal smartphones and tablets for day-to-day operations. Contracting officers spend  an enormous amount of time tracking down potential government contractors to fill their solicitations. Thanks to bring-your-own-device...

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Government Shutdown is Officially Over; Furloughed Federal Employees and Contractors Go Back to Work

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Early this morning Thursday, October 17th, 2013, President Barack Obama signed into effect a bill that will reopen the federal government and lift the debt limit.  This will allow more than 800,000 federal employees to return to work and all...

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Government Shutdown 2013: GSA’s Acquisition Services Remain Intact While 8,000 GSA Employees Furloughed

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The GSA has announced that out of their current federal staff of 11,821 employees, only 4,094 will stay on active duty during the current government shutdown.  With almost 8,000 federal employees on temporary leave; Congress unfortunately shows no clear signs...

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New Government Contracts Created Despite Government Shutdown

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Several news sources are stating that a government shutdown would greatly effect government contractors and small businesses, but that proves to be incorrect with agencies still releasing contracts.  FedBizOpps (FBO.gov,) the government’s massive database that displays all of the available...

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Government Contractors Will Be Unaffected in the Case of a Government Shutdown

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Bottom line, government contractors will not be affected in the case of a government shutdown. However, everyone is still curious to who will be affected.  The answer is non-essential government employees.  Some government contractors that work in government facilities that...

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