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Who started 2013 with the biggest contract awards?

Good month for Lockheed, small businesses

New rules allow small business “set asides” under GSA schedules

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The new changes make clear that contracting officers can set aside task or delivery orders or Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) for small businesses under the GSA Multiple Award Schedules or on blanket purchase agreements, and on any other multiple-award contracts.

Is small business ready for DHS’ $3B FirstSource II contract?

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The new contract would address four DHS priorities: infrastructure rationalization, overall IT improvement, elimination of duplication and balancing the CIO workforce.

Government gets a B in 2010 small-business contracting

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The Small Business Administration gave the government a B grade for its attempts to reach small-business contracting goals, i.e. the government met 90 percent to 99 percent of its goals for the year. In 2010, the government improved in four of the five categories of small businesses compared to SBA’s previous score card.

Turn the U.S. military into your client

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Technology start-ups that have traditionally avoided the government as a market are potentially missing a huge opportunity to leverage an important distribution channel that provides both access to funding and an immediate stamp of legitimacy for emerging products.

GovContracts Insider: Monthly Highlights

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IDIQs and GSA schedules – understanding the contract vehicles, speed dating teaming events for Government procurement, Technical Communities and Hamilton Storage Technologies sign Government services partnership, DISA issues $4.6 billion network operations RFP, and contract management becomes top priority for White House

Speed Dating Teaming Events for Government Procurement

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Have you ever attended any of the local “Speed Dating/Teaming events” being held by INPUT, Delteck, FedSources or other firms? Most of these events have been held in connection with a specific upcoming Government procurement and a few have been general “meet the SIs” speed dating events.