Big news broke this week as the Department of Defense released its massive (and somewhat controversial) JEDI cloud computing solicitation. But there were plenty of other developments affecting government contractors, too. Let’s take a look at some of these developments, in this week’s SmallGovCon Week in Review.
This edition highlights opportunities for small businesses under OASIS, potential changes to the acquisition process, and more.
Have a great weekend!
- Federal contracting method, OASIS, could present an increase in opportunities for small businesses to land government contracts. [The Telegraph]
- NASA’s SBIR and STTR programs award 43 new small innovation and technology research proposals [CISION PR Newswire]
- National Defense Authorization Act seeks to streamline Pentagon contract acquisition process. [Government Executive]
- Acquisition Policy Survey shows improvements to the federal acquisition process, despite recurring challenges. [Nextgov]
- DoD notes 51% of its contract dollars in fiscal year 2017 went toward goods verses services. [Clearance Jobs]
- DoD turns to OTAs to help quicken the pace for cyber-technology contracts. [Fifth Domain]
- DoD, GSA, and NASA seek input from government contractors to assess the potential benefits of voluntary feedback surveys. [Federal Register]
- GSA looks to move toward performance based contracting. [Federal News Radio]
- Pentagon integrates the Coast Guard and increases its Health Records contract ceiling $1 billion. [Nextgov]