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12 Reasons to Use GSA Schedules

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GSA Schedule According to MAS Blogger on GSA Interact the following are 12 reasons why it is important to be on a GSA Schedule as  a registered government contractor. Ordering activities often ask why they should use...

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GSA’s SAM Fixes Site Wide Domain Name and Reps & Certs Technical Issues

SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT

The GSA’s System for Award Management (SAM) was forced to fix some technical issues with their just over a year old government registration database. SAM is the required database that every contractor must be update in to receive federal contracts and awards....

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Polar Vortex Pushes Harsh Weather Conditions Across the Country

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Weather conditions across the country have been getting worse as temperatures plummet below -35F in some parts of the country. Southern parts of the country are being hit with colder weather than they have experienced in the past 20 years....

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United States Air Force Signs Agreement to use OASIS Program

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After two RFP extended deadlines originally set for September 17th, 2013 and October 10th, 2013, the GSA’s OASIS Program looks forward to the future in 2014.  In the best news for the OASIS Program since its release in late August,...

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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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DoD Plans to Forge Better Federal Contracts for Government Contractors

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The DoD plans to increase the amount and quality of contracting opportunities by increasing training to employees, creating 11 integrated cost-analysis teams and better utilizing the Contract Business Analysis Repository (CBAR). The CBAR supplies important business information about properly registered...

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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

BYOD Program

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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