SmallGovCon Week in Review: April 25-29, 2022

Happy Friday, Readers! It’s time for another addition of the Week in Review. This week saw a lot of interesting updates, including lots of programs for small business owners, a little news on CMMC, and some new initiatives to help contractors navigate the federal marketplace.

Catch up on all the latest, and enjoy the weekend!

  • New acquisition leader at the Pentagon; TSP technology update; Making ZT work at DOL [FedScoop]
  • Introducing BUY.GSA.GOV [GSA]
  • SBA Administrator Guzman Launches T.H.R.I.V.E, Executive Level Business Training for Entrepreneurs Ready to Maximize their Full Potential [SBA]
  • SBA Introduces Two New Courses, Partnerships and Entrepreneurial Leadership to the Ascent Online Digital Learning Platform [SBA]
  • What Are The Easiest Government Contracts To Win? [ExecGov]
  • Act now if you want help from GSA’s assisted acquisition services [FedNewsNet]
  • Public procurement trends and outlook for 2022 [FedNewsNet]
  • Sanders calls on Biden to cut Amazon out of U.S. federal contracts [Reuters]
  • SBA Proposes Changes to Expand Small Business Eligibility in Manufacturing for Federal Contracting and Loan Programs [GlobeNewsWire]
  • Defense Department New Website to Navigate Innovation Opportunities [DoD]
  • Industry still faces ‘a lot of ambiguity’ around CMMC implementation [FedScoop]
  • Watchdog says VA violated Federal Acquisition Regulation with electronic health records contract payments [FedScoop]
  • Bipartisan legislation to support women business owners passes U.S. House of Representatives [Castor]
  • Government trying to streamline procurement of commercial space data [SpaceNews]
  • SBA Announces 2022 National Small Business Week Cosponsors and Virtual Summit Event Schedule [SBA]