SmallGovCon Week In Review: August 31-September 4, 2015

The unofficial end of summer is coming to a close.  Here at SmallGovCon, we are looking forward to the Labor Day weekend and the start of fall. As we head into the long weekend, here is your weekly dose of what’s new in government contracting.

In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. garners more support in its Supreme Court battle with the VA, the DoD and GSA are working together on a possible new contract vehicle for cloud computing services, the GSA unveils a RFI for Schedule 70, and more.

  • In its Supreme Court fight with the VA, Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. has garnered support from the veterans community, prominent members of Congress, and a government contracts attorney you may recognize. [VetLikeMe] 
  • Speaking of SDVOSBs, some commentators believe that the absence of a formal certification process (outside the VA) is confusing and may enable fraud. [VetLikeMe]
  • The GSA and DoD are working together on a possible new contract vehicle for commercial cloud computing services. [FederalNewsRadio]
  • The GSA has issued a RFI regarding proposed changes to Schedule 70–including a potential change to the experience requirement. [GSA Blog]
  • A stubborn procurement market emphasizing the lowest price, technically acceptable offer continues to hit government services contractors hard – and spur consolidation in the market. [Washington Business Journal]
  • DoD is attempting to ease contractor fears regarding increased scrutiny of independent research funding. [FierceGovernment]

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