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Search Tags: Contracting
Linda Rix, co-CEO of Avue Technologies will discuss how uncertainty in the federal marketplace is stifling government innovation.
December 6, 2013
Tags: workforce , hiring , Linda Rix , Avue Technologies , HealthCare.gov , innovation , budget cuts , sequestration , human capital management , contracting , succession planning , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy issued a memo to agencies setting the new benchmark for reimbursable costs at $952,308, up from $763,029 in 2011 for certain contractor employee salaries. The contractor cap has increased 55 percent over the last four years. OFPP blames Congress for not acting to change the formula for calculating the annual increases.
GSA issued a draft solicitation for the Office supplies 3 indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract Nov. 25 that puts more emphasis on small businesses, including consortiums, and would not be based on Schedule special item numbers.
Representatives of the construction and building design industries told lawmakers Tuesday that agencies' practices in issuing design-build construction contracts are dissuading qualified contractors from even offering bids.
Tags: Congress , Federal real property , design-build contracts , American Institute of Architects , Army Corps of Engineers , James Dalton , Charles Dalluge , Randall Gibson , Jared Serbu , contracting , industry
Randy Richter, president and founder of Richter and Company will discuss what contractors can do to grow their businesses in the government market.
December 2, 2013
Tags: acquisition , contracting , small business , business development , government contracts , market research , bidding process , competitive pricing , Randy Richter , Richter and Company , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center
The agencies issued draft guidelines on how best to assess non-governmental environmental standards and ecolabels already in the marketplace for use in government. Comments are due in February.
Market Connections CEO Lisa Dezzutti and Michael Fischetti, executive director of the National Contract Manager's Association will discuss some of the big issues affecting contractors including lowest price, technically acceptable (LPTA).
November 25, 2013
The Office of Management and Budget released a new memo Tuesday detailing the steps and deadlines agencies must meet to implement information-system continuous monitoring. The mandate comes on the heels of the General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department releasing the first task order for continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) tools and sensors, of which Federal News Radio has exclusive details.
On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government Senior Defense analyst Dr. Kevin Brancato will examine how budget cuts will impact the Defense Department's ability to upgrade its aircraft.
November 21, 2013
New data from Govini, a market research firm, finds the number of lowest price, technically acceptable awards doubled from 2009 to 2013. Vendors also are seeing more and more agencies issue solicitations where price is the only or a major evaluation criterion. DoD, civilian agency official acquisition officials say LPTA is one tool in a large toolbox.
Tags: contracting , acquisition , Stan Soloway , DoD , Frank Kendall , Shay Assad , PV Puvvada , Fritzi Serafin , Unisys , Centurion Research Solutions , Market Connections , Lesley Field , OFPP , Foreground Security , Alison Kidd , lowest price technically acceptable , Jason Miller , A New Era in Technology