SmallGovCon Week In Review: October 21 – 25, 2019

Last night marked the start of the college basketball season here in Lawrence, and I attended the exhibition game for our Jayhawks in historic Allen Fieldhouse. For you college basketball fans, the road to March Madness begins now.

For you government contracting fans, there’s also news in that world. This week, we bring you updates about security guidance for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud, a reminder about FedBizOpps going away, and a House of Representatives panel looking into Native 8(a) contracting issues.

  • FedBizOpps Will Be Retired After Veterans Day Weekend. [Nextgov]
  • Lots of under-35s work for the government, just not in it. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • House panel to vet minority contracting program after Times investigation into ‘Cherokee’ claims. [LATimes]
  • How GSA is using data to drive better decisions. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • Federal courts eye move to hybrid cloud. [fedscoop]
  • Medicare Agency Turns to A.I. to Stop Fraud and Faulty Payments. [BloombergGovernment]
  • How GSA plans to capture $6B in under-the-radar spending. [federaltimes]
  • Native 8(a) Contracting: Emerging Issues. [SmallBuiness.House.Gov]
  • What it takes to lift up veteran-owned businesses. [FederalNewsNetwork]
  • DOJ reaches $6.4 million settlement with large engineering and scientific consulting firm regarding overbilling on government contracts. []
  • Upstate New York Contractors Combine to Pay More than $1 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Investigation. []