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16 agencies sign on to help military families

Caring for the families of military personnel requires a coordinated approach across the federal government, President Obama said Monday. He said agencies have made 50 separate commitments to coordinate programs designed to assist the loved ones of servicemembers.

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 06:58am EST
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Seven steps to winning a government contract

We learn how to "Learn the Hidden Secrets that all Contractors Need to Know!" and how to get a running start in under a day from Summit Insight's Judy Bradt.

Monday - 01/17/2011, 09:31am EST
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SBA to the rescue with COOP planning help

If you're not prepared, a disaster could put you and your employees at risk, possibly shutting down your business forever. Agility Recovery Solutions' Bob Boyd tells us about a new way to prepare for the worst.

Friday - 01/14/2011, 09:31am EST
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New SBA website to build online community

The Small Business Administration's Joe Zepecki says the new SBA.gov represents a cultural shift at the agency.

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 04:01pm EST
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How to prepare to compete for a federal contract

The U.S. Small Business Administration will begin implementation of its women-owned small business (WOSB) contracting program. Summit Insight's Judy Bradt tells us about how to be a part.

Tuesday - 01/11/2011, 08:31am EST
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SBA set-aside program targets women-owned businesses

Warren Corbett, editor of the Set-Aside Alert, discusses the details of the proposed SBA rule.

Monday - 12/06/2010, 05:11pm EST
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2010 and Beyond: Challenging times for contractors

Rob Burton, former deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and currently an attorney at Venable Law Firm, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss how the events of 2010 will shape the procurement community next year.

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:35pm EST
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How contractors can avoid SBA scrutiny

Former deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Rob Burton, shares tips on how contractors can avoid suspensions.

Monday - 11/22/2010, 09:31am EST
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SBA expands boot camp for vets

SBA has two new programs for women vets, guard, reservists and families. We get details from SBA's William Elmore.

Friday - 11/19/2010, 09:08am EST
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Are there Industry-wide consequences of the GTSI suspension?

Jonathan Aronie writes in the Government Contracts blog that SBA's suspension of GTSI could have industry-wide implications.

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 03:42pm EDT

What's the future of GTSI?

GTSI President and CEO Scott Friedlander joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the company's future now that the SBA suspension has been lifted.

Thursday - 10/21/2010, 06:11pm EDT
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SBA lifts GTSI suspension; CEO forced to resign

GTSI can go back to working with federal agencies, but the company must pull back from any contracts where small businesses are prime vendors. GTSI also must have an SBA-approved monitor its current and future dealings with small businesses.

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 01:28pm EDT
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SBA names new CIO; COO going back to FTC

Eileen Harrington, the SBA's chief operating officer, announced yesterday that she is leaving to become the new executive director of the Federal Trade Commission.

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 04:26pm EDT

SBA mum on GTSI alleged accomplices

Washington Technology reports that SBA is not offering information about whether or not suspensions are in store for the small businesses working with GTSI Corp.

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 02:02pm EDT

The future of GTSI

GTSI said it will fight its suspension by SBA, but it face an uphill battle, Government Technology reports.

Wednesday - 10/06/2010, 03:36pm EDT

GTSI gives ‘going concern' warning because of SBA suspension

Washington Business Journal reports GTSI's concerns over its SBA suspension from new government contracts.

Tuesday - 10/05/2010, 02:52pm EDT

GTSI suspended from acquiring new business

Learn more about the SBA's action against the government contractor

Monday - 10/04/2010, 08:36pm EDT
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OMB begins pruning of financial systems

VA, SBA, EPA and HUD are the first to go through the review process and see dramatic changes. OMB controller Werfel said the goal for each agency is to invest only in top priorities, saving $1 billion a year by eliminating or reducing the size of agency modernization projects.

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 06:58am EDT
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FAR Council seeks input on changes to 8(a) program

The council will hold three meetings with Alaskan Native and Native American vendors to seek their ideas on how best to write new regulations for sole source contracts in the 8(a) business development program. Congress required new rules for when agencies can give these firms sole source contracts worth more than $20 million.

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 06:37pm EDT

SBA falls short of contracting goals

Learn more from the SBA's latest Scorecard

Tuesday - 08/31/2010, 10:41am EDT
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