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DoD E-Mall

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The Department of Defense - Electronic Mall or (DoD EMALL) is a web based online ordering platform meant to provide a full service e-Commerce site to find and acquire off the shelf, finished goods and services from the commercial marketplace...

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Army’s Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS)

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Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS ) is the Army's designated Primary Source for commercial IT. CHESS provides a no-fee flexible procurement strategy through which an Army user may procure commercial off the shelf (COTS) IT hardware, software and...

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Effects of Government Shutdown on Contractors Still Uncertain

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As the government shutdown approaches a little over a week of duration, it is still uncertain how large an impact the shutdown will have on federal contractors and small businesses. However, it is agreed that the longer the federal government...

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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

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

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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Government Shutdown 2013: Who Will Be Affected?

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Bottom line, not government contractors. With the first day of the new fiscal year this Tuesday, contracting officers are in fifth gear spending the last of their funds, because if they do not use it, they lose the remain funds...

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What are Simplified Acquisition Threshold Contracts?

SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROGRAM

Simplified Acquisition Threshold applies to purchases over $3,000 and under $150,000.  If the purchases under $100,000 require less approval and less documentation involved in the purchase. On April 25, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget for the Executive Office...

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