Tag Archives: small business

51 Small Businesses Secure Contracts at Air Force Pitch Day; Will Roper Quoted

The Air Force awarded $8.75M in contracts to 51 small businesses at the service’s two-day pitch day event that kicked off Wednesday in New York City, DVIDS reported Thursday. The service’s contracting officials awarded the contracts and issued initial payments to companies within minutes using a government credit card after evaluating the proposals of 59 firms selected out of 417 submissions.

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EverWatch CEO John Hillen on Market Opportunity Facing Midsize GovCon Firms

EverWatch CEO John Hillen told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Tuesday about the capability of midsize GovCon companies to meet the requirements of national security clients and the opportunity the current competitive landscape offers to such firms amid a wave of mergers and acquisitions in the past year. “There’s a great opportunity here to build what the government customer has always highly, highly desired. Which is a range of suppliers, a range of partners, of all different sizes and capabilities,” he told WBJ’s Robert Terry.
 

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Rep. Anthony Brown Unveils Consortium in Maryland to Facilitate Collaboration Between Defense Industry, Academia

Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) has announced plans to launch a local consortium that aims to connect small and large defense and aerospace companies to educational institutions to address workforce shortages and other challenges facing the defense sector. The Maryland Defense and Aerospace Consortium is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Tuesday at Capitol Hill, Brown’s office said in a news release published Monday.
 

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Panelists Talk Industry-Gov’t Partnerships at NVIDIA’s GPU Tech Conference; Anthony Robbins Quoted

A panel of industry and federal leaders on Wednesday told the audience at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference how startups and small businesses could work with federal agencies and introduce emerging technologies to support government missions, MeriTalk reported Thursday. Some panelists said startups that aim to speed up their entry into …

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Perspecta Gets DoD Award for Mentorship Support to TM3; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta has been selected for the Defense Department’s Nunn-Perry Award in recognition of the company’s mentorship support to service-disabled veteran-owned small business TM3 Solutions. Perspecta said Thursday it helped TM3 align its services with DoD’s mission needs under the department’s Mentor-Protege Program. “The goal of our small business program is …

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Report: SSA Seeks Proposals for Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services Contract

The Social Security Administration has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year contract for information technology services to modernize an insurance program for the elderly, people with disabilities, blind and disadvantaged children, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services contract covers task areas in support of the …

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Leidos Joins Cerner-Led Team to Support VA’s EHR System Modernization; Jerry Hogge Quoted

Leidos has joined a Cerner-led team to upgrade the Department of Veterans Affairs’ electronic health record system through the deployment of the same EHR platform used at the Defense Department’s medical facilities worldwide. “As lead systems integrator for the DoD’s Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) program, we are pleased …

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DISA Seeks Info on Potential IT Help Desk Support Sources

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued sources sought notices to seek information on potential vendors that can provide information technology help desk support services for “fourth estate” agencies, Nextgov reported Monday. The three separate notices posted Monday on FedBizOpps want information on women-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses; HUBZone-certified …

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SPA-Envisioneering JV Eyes R&D Support Task Orders Under $28B DoD Contract Vehicle; William Vantine Quoted

A joint venture of Systems Planning and Analysis and Envisioneering will vie for task orders to provide research, development, evaluation and test support services to the Defense Department under a potential nine-year, $28B contract. The Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract also covers R&D analytical services in support …

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Amazon Business’ Anne Rung: Online Marketplaces Could Help Agencies Meet Competition Requirements

Anne Rung, director of government for Amazon Business, has said online marketplaces could help federal agencies comply with competition requirements and achieve spending transparency and competitive pricing in terms of government procurement. Rung wrote in a FedScoop article published Thursday that agencies seeking to meet their small business spending goals could benefit …

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Army Issues Source Sought Notice for ARCIC Mission Support Acquisition Effort

The U.S. Army has begun to seek information on potential contractors that can provide mission support services for the Army Capabilities Integration Center. A FedBizOpps notice published Friday says the service branch plans to award a potential five-year, $240 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award task order contract for the procurement of mission support …

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