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Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Receives One Month Extension to January 15th

Vendor Outreach Events

Due to the recent 16 day government shutdown many scheduled Combine Federal Campaign events were placed on hold or even cancelled according Elaine Kaplan, Director of the Office of Personnel Management. The original end date as set a year ago...

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

CHESS

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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Government Shutdown 2013: Who Will Be Affected?

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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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DISA Creates Enterprise Storage Service Contract (ESS II) for Cloud Storage Services Worth $427 Million

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING IPS

Finally after long last, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has just released a follow-on RFP (request for proposal) on FBO.gov for cloud storage services worth $427 million. The DISA contract they are calling Enterprise Storage Service or ESS II...

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Registered Government Contractors Provide Relief For Colorado Flood Devastation

COLORADO FLOOD

Meteorologists are calling the Colorado flood a “1000 Year Flood” due to the 0.1 percent chance of it happening over the course of a millennium.   In nearly four days, FEMA has collected $4.3 million in relief funds.  A portion...

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Nation’s Lead Expert in Cryogenic Engineering/Safety Training Utilizes US Federal Contractor Registration to Qualify for Federal Contracts

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Cryogenic Engineering is a field of study that only few individuals are knowledgeable due to its complexity. David-John Roth is the nation's leading expert in cryogenic engineering and cryogenic safety training. Roth, a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines...

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USDA Becomes Frustrated with the new SAM Registration Process; Turns to US Federal Contractor Registration for Help

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Even federal government agencies like the United States Department of Agriculture are finding it hard to register in System for Award Management (SAM). System for Award Management (SAM) is the nation’s government procurement database. Patricia Griffith, Information Technology Chief of the...

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GovernmentContractingTips.com Interviews Lloyd Chapman, President of the American Small Business League

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

he Small Business Administration announced recently that our government just missed their overall23% goal of small business contracting. The SBA claims that 22.5% was devoted to small business contracting, which was an increase from last year’s 21.54% in 2011. However, organizations like theAmerican Small Business League claim that these figures are fabricated, and millions of dollars are actually still illegally being awarded to large corporations. Fact or fiction?

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VETS – Veterans Technology Services

GSA

VETS - Veterans Technology Services Veterans Technology Services (VETS), a small business set-aside GWAC, provides flexible access to customized IT solutions from a qualified, diverse pool of service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses. With a $5 billion program ceiling and a five-year...

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