The Homeland Security Department’s “motion to dismiss” outlined in honest detail what went wrong with its small business procurement known as Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland (FLASH).
Hinge Marketing’s Lee Frederiksen joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the new Hinge study: “2017 Government Services Research: Marketing & Growth Insights”. April 17, 2017
This week on Amtower Off Center, host Mark Amtower interviews small business expert Becky Sheetz on applying the principles of Sun Tzu from her book: “The Art of War for Small Business.” March 13, 2017
Small businesses growing more worried about the impact of category management on their opportunities to compete for contracts. OFPP required each category manager to submit a plan for how they will address those concerns.
Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of The American Small Business Coalition, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss some of the big issues affecting small business contractors. January 23, 2017
Maria Horton, CEO, of EmeSec, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the big issues facing small contractors, including cybersecurity, marketing and why partnering may be better than going for a prime spot on some contracts. December 26, 2016
The FAR Council and lawmakers are updating federal procurement regulations to address long-standing concerns about veterans, prompt payment and privacy training.
The Small Business Administration issued a memo in October stating all task and delivery orders between $3,000 and $150,000 under the GSA schedule are to be set-aside for small businesses if two or more are qualified.
Last year, the federal government awarded nearly $440 billion in contracts, and nearly $90 billion of it went to small business. That’s according to figures compiled by American Express. Lourdes Martin-Rosa, American Express adviser on government contracting, shares the latest on small business procurement on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
What are the issues facing small contractors when it comes to marketing and business development? Find out this week when BD professionals Kevin Young and Jim Carroll join host Mark Amtower on Amtower Off Center. November 28, 2016
Federal procurement experts say Latvian Connection is alleging problems with how agencies are interpreting and implementing the Small Business Act and other policies and therefore should seek relief from Congress or the FAR Council and not through protests.
What are the top marketing issues affecting small contractors? Find out when consultant Bob Davis joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. June 20, 2016
What are the hot issues in small business contracting? Find out when contract attorney Steven Koprince joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center. May 30, 2016
Reps. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.), chairman and ranking member of the Small Business Committee respectively, wrote a letter to GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth in early April asking for more details on how GSA is ensuring category management doesn’t impact small businesses.
Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the Department of Homeland Security, joins host Roger Waldron to discuss her vision for the DHS acquisition workforce, procurement operations, and government-industry communications. March 29, 2016