SmallGovCon Week In Review: February 10 – February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day SmallGovCon readers! Hope you have a great one!

This week, we’re really loving some federal contracting updates, including a piece questioning the impact of enhanced debriefings, e-commerce supply chain risks, and a 57-month prison term for defrauding subcontractors on federal contracts to the tune of $3.7 Million.

  • In an era of great-power competition, procurement reform not more regulation for the defense industrial base. [atlanticcouncil]
  • DOD to require cybersecurity certification in some contract bids. [aerotechnews]
  • DoD needs to invest heavier in emerging tech to attract new companies, experts say. [federalnewsnetwork]
  • Cost Accounting Standards Board still working on conforming with GAAP. [accountingtoday]
  • Contractors facing challenges transferring over to Beta.Sam.Gov. [federalnewsnetwork]
  • 2021 Budget Seeks to ‘Resize’ the Bureaucracy. [govexec]
  • ENHANCED DEBRIEFINGS: A Toothless Mandate? [gwu.edu]
  • E-Commerce, the integrity of the market and mixed messages. [federalnewsnetwork]
  • Government Contractor Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for $3.7 Million Procurement Fraud Scheme. [justice.gov]
  • GRO-Biz Conference Registration Now Open. [uwyo.edu]