• GSA’s schedule consolidation — what you need to know

    Larry Allen, the managing director of the Federal Market Access Group at BDO USA, outlines some initial concerns that contractors should be aware of as GSA consolidates 24 schedule contracts to one.

  • BLM to offer buyouts for workers who don’t want to relocate

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Bureau of Land Management said it will offer both early-outs and buyouts to parts of its workforce.

  • Interior Dept. officials cite progress in eliminating workforce harassment

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Interior Department says it’s making progress in its ongoing efforts to reduce instances of harassment at the agency.

  • GSA promises to fix the government’s worst website

    In much welcomed news, the General Services Administration is taking on the long overdue update of FBO.gov.

  • 809 Panel recommendation will bring more innovative small businesses to DoD

    Charlie E. Williams, Jr. and Nick Tsiopanas, members of the Section 809 panel, explain why their recommendations will benefit both DoD and small firms.

  • Judge rules all-male military draft is unconstitutional

    In today’s Federal Newscast, after the National Coalition for Men sued, a federal district judge ruled in its favor, saying forcing only men to register for the Selective Service is unfair.

  • 5 critical mistakes small business contractors should avoid

    Jim McCarthy, chairman of the board of directors of Novume Solutions, Inc., suggests ways small businesses can be successful federal contractors.

  • State has second thoughts about cyber playbook

    Some State Department IT officials may have jumped the gun in issuing an RFI for a cyber playbook.

  • GSA wants to add cloud category to IT Schedule 70

    The General Services Administration announced Wednesday it’s seeking to roll out a new category especially for cloud services under its massive IT Schedule 70 contracting vehicle. Maynard Crum, acting director of the Office of Strategic Programs in GSA’s Office of Integrated Technology Services, announced the agency’s pursuit of a new special-item number for cloud — or cloud SIN — during a panel discussion at the Federal Cloud Computing Summit in Washington, D.C.

  • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

    The president of the government contractor who runs FedBizOpps.gov pleaded guilty to criminal charges last Wednesday. Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller wrote about this case in his bi-weekly feature, Inside the Reporter’s Notebook. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss what happened and whether this will impact the company’s federal contracts.