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The U.S. SBA Revises Size Standards Methodology

May 17, 2019

According to the Federal Register, the Small Business Administration has revised its size standards methodology white paper.  The revised paper (“SBA’s Size Standards Methodology (April 2019)”) explains how the SBA establishes, reviews, or revises small business size standards. The Revised Methodology is effective starting April 11, 2019. The SBA published a notification that they were […]

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GSA Awards $41.8 Million Contract to Ernst and Young

May 14, 2019

The U.S. General Services Administration recently announced a five-year, $41.8 million contract to Ernst and Young LLP that will replace a long-held contract by Dun & Bradstreet. This change will replace the Data Universal Number System (DUNS) with a transition to SAMMI (a new government-owned System for Award Management Managed Identifier). The move will also […]

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DOD Amends Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

May 10, 2019

The Department of Defense issued a final rule that amends the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement. It implements the National Defense Authorization Act, section 2804, for FY2019. This increases the threshold for small business set-asides for acquisitions of architect-engineer services. This includes construction design for military family housing or military construction projects to $1 million. […]

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Bill Introduced in House to Accelerate Payments for Small Businesses to 15 Days After Receipt of Proper Invoice

May 02, 2019

On April 15, 2019, Representative Troy Balderson introduced H.R.2322 – Accelerated Payments for Small Businesses Act of 2019. The bill would establish accelerated payments, ‘with a goal of 15 days after a proper invoice for the amount due is received’. Click here to follow its progress >  

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CIA Planning New Procurement Vehicle to Expand Cloud Infrastructure

April 29, 2019

The Central Intelligence Agency is planning a new procurement vehicle that would significantly expand its cloud infrastructure, according to an article published on federalnewsnetwork.com. The new vehicle is known as Commercial Cloud Enterprise (or C2E) and will leverage a multi-vendor strategy to provide billions of dollars in enterprise-wide support to the intelligence community. The RFI […]

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