I am in sunny Southern California, where I am speaking on teaming and joint venturing at an excellent PTAC conference. Meanwhile, as the effects of the shutdown begin to slowly fade, a wide variety of government contracts news is making headlines.
In this week’s SmallGovCon Week in Review, the DHS’s EAGLE II awards come under fire, a GAO report alleges poor contracting practices at the Bureau of Land Management, Guy Timberlake of the American Small Business Coalition explains the importance of understanding and using government contracting data, and much more.
As the end of the fiscal year nears, keeping up with the news may be the last thing on the minds of small government contractors.
So, in case you missed it, this week’s SmallGovCon Week in Review features a dispute over the VA’s SDVOSB contracting practices, the Federal Times‘ take on procurement reforms proposed by the Professional Services Council, a thoughtful blog by Guy Timberlake on small business goals, and much more.
SmallGovCon is now more than a year old (time flies!) and it’s time to make a few changes to enhance the site for our regular readers (and those who have yet to become regular readers).
As part of that effort, I am pleased to announce the debut of SmallGovCon Week In Review. Every Friday, SmallGovCon Week In Review will spotlight a number of current news articles, editorials, and other writings.
In this week’s SmallGovCon Week In Review, the Washington Post focuses on the VA’s SDVOSB program, Federal News Radio spotlights new Department of Labor hiring benchmarks for federal contractors, Washington Technology offers advice from three of the country’s fastest-growing government contractors, and much more.