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GSA also renews a contract to improve its human resources shared service provider effort. The Federal Acquisition Institute will hold an industry day in November to discuss two new solicitations.
The government is investigating allegations against Symplicity Corp. for allegedly accessing without permission the internal networks of two competitors in the education sector. Symplicity, which runs three governmentwide websites, denies any wrongdoing and calls the government's search warrant a one-sided justification for the investigation. Experts say the company could face suspension from new federal procurements.
Tags: contracting , industry , Symplicity Corp. , FBI , GSA , Bill Shook , John Irving , Holland and Knight , Mazient , Pave Systems , Michael French , Ghasson Nino , Adam Hark , Ariel Friedler , cybersecurity , Jason Miller
OMB asks agencies to come up with $6 million to upgrade current system
Special notice details requirements for software-as-a-service. Solicitation may be forthcoming.
HUD will be first agency to return to using the portal for Recovery Act grant opportunities. HHS says technology upgrades should last for two years.
Latest problems add to ongoing challenges to site. GAO also issues new report detailing governance issues.
Agency releases sources sought notice for possible $30 million contract.
Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of the American Small Business Coalition joins host Markt Amtower to talk about the organization, and how it helps companies that want to do business with the government.
May 30, 2011 (Encore presentation June 6, 2011)
Tags: contracting , Small business contracting , american Small Business Coalition , Guy Timberlake , micropurchase program , SBA NAIC , Federal Procurement Data System , USASpending.gov , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center
HHS upgraded the portal and it is now ready to handle the large number of applications. OMB had moved 10 of the largest grant making agencies away from the portal last spring because of concerns the system could not handle the influx of applications from the Recovery Act.