bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
10:09 pm, August 22, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  industry

Agencies delaying more RFPs, industry days as shutdown persists

Govini, a market analysis and research firm, found agencies amended slightly more acquisitions this year as compared to last year -- 2.6 percent compared to 2 percent. But the average delay in 2013 compared to 2012 was 11 days longer -- 15 days compared to four days.

Tags: government shutdown , acquisition , contracting , Trey Hodgkins , TechAmerica , Michael Fischetti , NCMA , Geoff Celhar , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 10:25am EDT

Small businesses carrying weight of shutdown on their payrolls

Many small and large businesses are turning to cash reserves to pay bills, including employee salaries, as the government stops processing invoices. There could be a silver lining for some, as the government may be liable for the cost of a shutdown-related stop work order under specific types of contracts.

Tags: contracting , government shutdown , Kim Hayes , Ambit Group , Mary Beth Romani , Integrity Management Consulting , John Hunnicutt , TRCA , Trey Hodgkins , TechAmerica , Michael Fischetti , NCMA , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 04:16am EDT
Listen

Contractors do their best to weather shutdown storm

While furloughed federal employees can hang onto the hope Congress will authorize backpay once the shutdown ends, government contractors will likely face the reality of lost wages and revenue.

Tags: Tony Crescenzo , Devon Hewitt , contracting , acquisition , budget , furloughs , government shutdown , Michael OConnell ,

Monday - 10/14/2013, 03:45pm EDT
Listen

GOP Lawmakers lambaste DoD over shutdown furloughs

Nearly all of the Defense Department's civilians are now working, despite the government shutdown. Many members of Congress believe none of those civilians should have been furloughed to begin with. DoD remains unsure how to address contractors under the Pay Our Military Act.

Tags: DoD , Congress , House Armed Services Committee , government shutdown , Robert Hale , Mike Coffman , Rob Wittman , Robert Taylor , Pay Our Military Act , pay and benfits , Jared Serbu , contracting

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:07am EDT
Listen

As shutdown stretches on, 3 things for contractors to consider

Government contractors have not been immune from the effects of the shutdown. From a flurry of stop-work orders to a heightened some say "cutthroat" sense of competition in contracts that have, so far, been unaffected by the shutdown. Top experts from the procurement realm address some of the effects and challenges of the shutdown.

Tags: government shutdown , acquisition , Lee Dougherty , Eric Crusius , Larry Allen , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:24pm EDT
Listen

VA retains the decider role over veteran-owned status protests

In an interim final rule issued last week in the Federal Register, VA announced it would not cede the control of deciding on socio-economic status protests to the Small Business Administration. VA moved the decision authority to the director of the Center for Veterans Enterprise instead of the director of the Office of Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization (OSDBU).

Tags: acquisition , contracting , VA , Service-disabled veteran owned small business program , Federal Register , Jason Miller , SBA

Monday - 10/07/2013, 05:47pm EDT

Contractors' fate uncertain even as DoD civilians return from furloughs

With the announcement from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recalling most Defense Department civilians from furloughs, some large defense companies, which had been planning to furlough their employees, have canceled or scaled back their initial plans. However, DoD's move could wind up having only a limited impact on contractors more broadly.

Tags: acquisition , DoD , government shutdown , Stan Soloway , PSC , AIA , Dan Stohr , Jack Moore

Monday - 10/07/2013, 04:30pm EDT
Listen

DHS makes first set of large business awards under EAGLE II

The Homeland Security Department chose 15 large businesses to provide technology development, implementation and maintenance services under the EAGLE II multiple award contract.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , technology , DHS , Eagle II , Jason Miller

Monday - 09/30/2013, 05:53am EDT

Fewer feds, contractors attending conferences

Budget cuts and bad publicity have combined to put the kibosh on both the number of government conferences scheduled this year and the number of employees and contractors attending them, according to a new poll from Market Connections, Inc. and Boscobel Marketing Communications. Among federal employees, nearly 72 percent of survey respondents said they have attended fewer events in fiscal 2013 than they did last year.

Tags: travel , conference spending , management , budget , Boscobel Marketing , Marketing Connections , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 02:01pm EDT

GSA faces third protest of OASIS solicitation

Aljucar, Anvil-Incus & Co. has now filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office a week after losing its agency-level protest over what the company says restricts competition in the professional services governmentwide contract.

Tags: OASIS , GSA , Aljucar, Anvil-Incus and Company , acquisition , protest , contracting , Rudy Sutherland , Jason Miller , GAO

Monday - 09/23/2013, 06:20pm EDT
  •  
  • 13
  •