SmallGovCon Week in Review: October 15-19, 2018

In this week’s edition of SmallGovCon Week In Review, we’ll look at GSA’s new eBuy pilot program, insight into the SBA OIG’s 8(a) eligibility findings, new WHD-compliance tools from the U.S. Department of Labor, the impact of debriefings on bid protests, and much more.

Have a great weekend!

  • GSA announces it will run a year-long “eBuy Open GSA First” pilot program. [FedScoop]
  • Research suggests that poor debriefings often lead to  bid protests. [Washington Technology]
  • More information about the SBA OIG’s report on 8(a) eligibility. [Bloomberg]
  • The U.S. Department of Justice announces that Indal Technologies has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that it sold defective helicopter systems to the Navy. [U.S. Department of Justice]
  • The U.S. Department of Labor announces launch of new online tools to assist American small businesses. [U.S. Department of Labor]
  • Tech companies facing protest from workers and activists when working for the government. [FCW]
  • Amazon chief, Jeff Bezos, defends working with the government on military and national security related technology. [Fortune]

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