Procurement Rules and Small-Business Set-Asides

A newly proposed rule from the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council attempts to clarify for contracting officers procurement rules regarding small-businesses set-asides by stating: There is no order of precedence among the 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zone or service-disabled veteran-owned small-business programs. Contracting officers first must consider directing any small-business [...]

As a GSA Proposal Manager, I work with my various clients to help them prepare the best GSA Schedule proposals possible in response to the numerous solicitations put out by GSA. I have had many opportunities to work directly with GSA during their review of completed client proposals, and the one thing that never fails [...]

For all IT companies and contractors…

With only 7% of solicitations fully compliant with Section 508 accessibility requirements in late 2007, the General Services Administration is increasing efforts to bring government agencies in line with Section 508 regulations. This initiative has begun with the implementation of a new grading system based on a random sampling of electronic and IT solicitations on [...]

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