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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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Several Fed Agencies Changing Acquisition Strategies

April 26, 2019

Looking to better engage small business and the innovation community, while speeding up the time-t0-market of technology solutions, several federal agencies are updating their acquisition strategies. According to fedscoop.com, one of the agencies making changes is the National Science Foundation, who only accepted proposals from academia in the past, but will start awarding startups and […]

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SBA Amending SBIR and STTR

April 20, 2019

The Small Business Administration publishes final SBIR and STTR Policy Directives, effective May 2, 2019. Specifically: The Small Business Administration combines the two directives into one document, clarifies the data rights and Phase III preference afforded to SBIR and STTR small business awardees, adds definitions relating to data rights, and clarifies the benchmarks for progress […]

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Law.com: DoD Amends DFARS

April 18, 2019

The Department of Defense issues several proposed rules and final rules, amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement.  Of the proposed rules, potentially the most consequential would implement a statutory mandate that requires a preference for fixed-price deals in defense contracting, where contracting officers would have to consider a fixed-price contract first when deciding an […]

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Bloomberg Law: Federal Contract Spending Forecast Rises to $583B in Fiscal 2020

April 16, 2019

Bloomberg Law recently posted that federal contracting spending obligations in 2020 are expected to be between $538 billion to $630 billion. These are estimates based on data from the Bloomberg Government’s Market Forecast Dashboard. In fiscal 2018 there was $560 billion reported. Click here to read the entire article >

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