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How to become a player in the Navy RDT&E world

Kevin Cooley, CEO of Resource Management Concepts, joined host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to explain how his company became a player…

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Go small or go home: Understanding affiliation rules for set-aside contracts

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020, file photo the General Services Administration building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. An agency little known outside Washington, the General Services Administration, has held off on recognizing President-elect Joe Biden as the president-elect, denying him access to the money, offices and machinery routinely afforded to the incoming team. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Advice for contractors who want to gain a little more control over their fates

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CMMC, cybersecurity, acquisition initiatives made the federal IT community take notice

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Contractors conclude a difficult year of funding uncertainty and a slew of executive orders

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(U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division used the latest prototype of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) during a training exercise in October at Fort Pickett, Va. The event was part of a larger Soldier Touch Point, the third major milestone in the development and testing of the IVAS, which will undergo one more STP in the spring before initial fielding next year. (U.S. Army Photo by Bridgett Siter)

Army’s IVAS program under scrutiny from Congress, lawmakers withhold funds

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Changes to make federal procurement more equitable missing key ingredients

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(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)Vials of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine ready to be administered, at Swaminarayan School vaccination centre, in London, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Britain says it will offer all adults a booster dose of vaccine within two months to bolster the nation's immunity as the new omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads. New measures to combat variant came into force in England on Tuesday, with face coverings again compulsory in shops and on public transport. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

OMB offers new guidance on federal contractor vaccine mandate, as compliance ticks up for feds

The Biden administration said it won’t enforce the provisions of the president’s federal contractor vaccine mandate while a nationwide preliminary injunction…

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GAO sustains first of 23 protests of CIO-SP4 solicitation

Computer World Services Corp. prevailed in its protest of NITAAC’s CIO-SP4 solicitation after arguing that certain past performance requirements were…

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Task order protests made up larger percentage of all GAO complaints in 2020

The Government Accountability Office’s annual report to Congress showed vendors filed less than 1,900 protests in fiscal 2020.

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