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GAO Releases Bid Protest Statistics for FY 2011

     On March 13, 2012, the Government Accountability Office released an overview of significant bid protest decisions for Fiscal Year 2011. Included with the overview is a table providing bid protest statistics for FYs 2007 through 2011.  Here are some of the … Continue reading

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GAO Releases New Mobile Application for iPhone and iPad

Eariler today, the Government Accountability Office issued a press release (posted in its entirety below) announcing the availability of a new mobile application for Apple devices such as iPhone and iPad. According to the press release, the app is now available via the … Continue reading

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MATOCs – know them and love (?) them

The government certainly likes acronyms.  Have you ever taken a look around to see what is out there? Google “federal government acronyms” = 2,870,000 The first couple results can be staggering.  www.usa.gov provides the Reference Center and General Government including … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam Is Looking for a Few Lot More Good Biobased Products

President Obama wants the Department of Agriculture to boost the categories and products in its BioPreferred program by 50 percent and agencies to add biobased products to their preferred and green purchasing programs. In a February 21 memo, the President … Continue reading

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NASA Publishes FY 2011 Service Contract Inventory

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has published the Fiscal Year 2011 and the FY 2010 inventories of contracts for services. The inventories provide information on service contract actions over $25,000. The information is organized by function to show how contracted … Continue reading

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Next-Gen Gov

Sometimes I wonder where the government is headed with acquisition and interaction with the public and contractors. I often look at the next generation (I am right on that cusp) and consider the possibilities. When most people think of the … Continue reading

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