Tag Archives: small business

DoD Issues Final Draft Cloud Procurement Solicitation

The Defense Department has issued the second draft solicitation for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud procurement program, Nextgov reported Monday. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says the final draft request for proposals covers responses to at least 1,000 industry and government questions submitted in March after DoD released the initial draft solicitation …

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DOI Releases Small Biz Solicitation for Government-Owned Aircraft Maintenance Services

The Interior Department is seeking proposals from small businesses for a multiple three-year contracts to help maintain the U.S. government’s fixed-wing aircraft throughout Alaska. DOI looks for contractors that can support scheduled inspections, unscheduled maintenance, repairs and refurbishment as well as help the department address identified mechanical discrepancies on aircraft, US …

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CenturyLink to Establish Outbound Sales Center in Northeastern Louisiana

CenturyLink has announced it will open an outbound sales center in Monroe, Louisiana, and hire up to 150 employees to work there. The company said Thursday the new center will offer updated technology products and services to small business customers. Vernon Irvin, president of CenturyLink’s government, education, medium-and small-business groups, said the company …

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NASA Seeks Proposals for Small Business Innovation Research and Tech Transfer Program

NASA seeks new technologies from small businesses and research institutions that can be transitioned to support the space agency’s mission programs and other commercial applications. The space agency said Friday interested parties can submit responses for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I solicitation through March …

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OST Global Seeks to Offer Mentoring Support to Small Businesses Via ‘GovCon Incubator’

OST Global Solutions has unveiled an incubator program that seeks to help small businesses secure federal contracts and transition into prime contractors. The GovCon Incubator will work to provide member companies networking and mentoring services through its in-house consulting personnel, the company said Wednesday. The incubator also has a curriculum in …

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SEC to Introduce IT Support Services IDIQ

The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to launch a contract vehicle designed to streamline the acquisition process for information technology platforms and services in support of SEC’s offices and divisions. A FedBizOpps presolicitation notice published Thursday says the agency’s office of IT intends to create a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the …

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NOAA Surveys Market for Satellite Ground IT Security Services

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wants information on industry sources of information technology security services for ground-based satellite equipment. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says NOAA’s satellite and information acquisition division is conducting the market survey ahead of a potential upcoming procurement effort. SIAD will collect through Dec. 18, 2017 capability statements …

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OPM Seeks HR Program Mgmt, Technical Support

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has begun its search for potential sources of human resource program management and technical support services from the small business community. OPM said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Sunday it seeks a contractor to support strategy and governance; modernization and transformation; enterprise architecture; performance assessment and improvement; …

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Small Business Red Balloon Security to Update Cybersecurity Tool for DHS

The Department of Homeland Security science and technology directorate has awarded Red Balloon Security a $746,756 Small Business Innovation Research contract to update its Symbiote Defense intrusion detection system for the agency. DHS said Thursday the New York-based company will inject four new features to the system as part of the Hybrid Prediction for Embedded Malware …

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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: Govt-Industry Partnership Helps Accelerate GEOINT Innovation

Tony Frazier, a senior vice president at DigitalGlobe|Radiant, has said several geospatial intelligence efforts seek to reflect how collaboration between industry and government can help address challenges in the intelligence community and advance GEOINT innovation. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Thursday some of these initiatives include DigitalGlobe’s SpaceNet …

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General Dynamics Mission Systems Launches TechScout Outreach Program for Small Businesses

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has unveiled a technical procurement outreach program organized to provide opportunities for small businesses to contribute in forming technologies that address the needs of General Dynamics customers. TechScout is part of the company’s EDGE Innovation Sourcing Network that seeks to enable small business vendors and suppliers to provide …

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Bloomberg Government Unveils New Dashboard for Expiring 8(a) Federal Contracts, Task Orders

Bloomberg Government has introduced a new dashboard designed to help users view expiring government contracts and task orders awarded through the 8(a) set-aside program. Approximately 9,500 expiring federal contracts worth $14 billion combined will be available by Sept. 1 for recompetition as 3,300 small disadvantaged businesses that won contracts through the …

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