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Pentagon Undertakes Defense-Wide Review

August 26, 2019

The Pentagon is undertaking a defense-wide review to see if it can identify money, time and manpower it can reallocate for its highest priorities. The Defense Department will look at all of its agencies and military services to see how money can be better spent from 2021 to 2025. Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist will […]

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DoD On Track To Set New Spending Record

August 19, 2019

The Department of Defense is well on track to set a new record in spending on other transaction agreements, or OTAs, by the end of fiscal 2019. Bloomberg Government found the DoD will spend $7 billion using this alternative procurement approach. It passed its previous record for OTAs, four-billion-dollars, in the first seven months of […]

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Starting November 2019 FBO is Moving to beta.SAM.gov

August 15, 2019

Federal Business Opportunities (also known as FBO or FedBizOpps) is transitioning to beta.SAM.gov on November 8, 2019. FBO is where contracting organizations in the federal government post notices on proposed contract actions that are valued at more than $25,000. The notices include solicitations, pre-solicitations, sole source justifications, and more, and include the original notice date […]

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GSA Plans to Consolidate 24 Multiple Award Schedules Into One

August 14, 2019

Federaltimes.com: Federal plan for one award schedule gets industry thumbs-up. Government contractors see promise in the General Services Administration’s plan to consolidate the current 24 multiple award schedules into a single schedule over the next couple years, according to preliminary results from the agency’s request for information on the plan, released Aug. 1. Citing problems […]

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$1.4 Billion+ in Contracts at Risk By HHS Shutting Down Assisted Acquisition Services

August 13, 2019

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Program Support Center provides assisted acquisition services for other agencies at the tune of more than $1.4 billion.  These agencies include the Office of Personnel Management, the Office of Special Counsel, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Departement of Defense. HHS has decided to stop offering assisted acquisition […]

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