The General Services Administration has gone underwater with a reworked small business acquisition vehicle. Dubbed Polaris, the proposed vehicle is a replacement for the failed Alliant SB-2.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss a wide variety of contracting stories, including, the drama surrounding CMMC, the launch of Polaris, and SEWP's record breaking year.
The government's recent track record with huge IDIQ contracts has been spotty at best. Larry Allen says the problems are a sign of the times.
The focus may be about to turn from whether its supply chains are cyber secure to how reliant contractors are on foreign sources of supply.
The end-of-year federal spending spree is showering contractors, even while the pandemic persisting and producing spending of its own.
This week on Amtower Off Center, Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the "new normal" for federal workers and contractors during the Covid-19 pandemic, and whether fiscal year 2021 will start with a continuing resolution.
Two years since Congress passed legislation to purge untrusted telecom equipment. An interim rule that implements legislation finally took effect.
The IT-AAC and the CMMC board signed a memorandum of understanding to create a center of excellence where the two non-profits will work together to promote the standards, train industry and work with NATO partners to adopt the requirements.
Contractors, especially Defense contractors, might want to focus on previously authorized pandemic relief money for now.
Talk about a mixed bag. There's pandemic and a record season, the federal contracting spending, how ready is your company for all of this?
The General Services Administration has struggled for years to establish a new government wide acquisition contract for small businesses.
The General Services Administration awarded proof-of-concepts to Amazon Business, Overstock.com and Fischer Scientific on Friday to provide agencies access to their commercial e-commerce platforms for purchases below the micro-purchase threshold of $10,000.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf, to discuss the recent procedural delays in the awarding of major IDIQ contracts.
The 2020 fiscal year is shaping up to possibly top 2019, the highest year yet for federal contract spending. But contractors need to watch out for a few things.