SmallGovCon Week in Review: July 10-14, 2023

Happy Friday! Our SmallGovCon authors and attorneys were busy this week. Aside from our normal updates, Nicole Pottroff and John Holtz presented a 3-Part Series for Govology, this week, on compliant and effective teaming agreements, joint ventures and subcontracts. This is always a popular webinar and there was a lot of great information shared as well as a lot of great questions. If you were not able to attend, please check out Govology’s upcoming webinar events at It’s a wonderful source of helpful information for federal government contractors.

This week in federal government contracting, CIO-SP4 is going back to the drawing board and an update on Alliant 3.

  • NITAAC to take corrective action on CIO-SP4 after GAO sustains 125 protests [FedNewsNet]
  • New legislation designed to protect military families from financial fraud [FedNewsNet]
  • Pentagon offers new explanation for why it cancelled huge travel modernization project [FedNewsNet]
  • Navy tech bridges connecting small businesses with its needs [FedNewsNet]
  • Verification of a Firm’s Status as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern[OSD]
  • This memorandum issues the updated Department of Defense (DoD) Other Transactions (OT) Guide and rescinds the version published in November 2018. [OSD]
  • Oversight Committee Passes Bills to Root out Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, Improve Federal Government Efficiency [Oversight]
  • Is GSA’s Alliant 3 vehicle tilted too much to small, very large contractors? [FedNewsNet]
  • ABC (Associated Builders & Contractors) Applauds House Committee’s Passage of the Fair and Open Competition Act [ABC]
  • A look at the Pentagon buying strategy for artificial intelligence [FedNewsNet]
  • GSA debuts new search tool to support Native Governments and Businesses [GSA]
  • CIO-SP4 acquisition arm commits to corrective action after 119 bid protests sustained [FedScoop]
  • Congress to DoD: anticompetitive mergers in the defense industry, and their impact on contracting costs and national security [Congress]