Past Performance 'as-is' under new bill; Translation bizopps, simplified; Small biz 'Oops!' by DoD
Monday, March 05, 2012
[ForGovSector] Past Performance 'as-is' under new bill; Translation bizopps, simplified; SBINT/CYBER meeting Friday; Small biz 'Oops!' by DoD
For The Government Sector
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Issue Date: March 5, 2012
Volume 8 Issue No. 10
Hope you had a great weekend!
Please take a moment to stop by the News You Missed
section to learn about:
- why ManTech is being sued by a small business;
- the Air Force's plan to acquire 1.2 million thin client devices;
- how a new piece of legislation will eliminate your ability to correct agency reported past performance reviews;
- and more useful information brought to you by GovConChannel to help keep you informed.
Does your company offer language services? Check out the Simplified Acquisition Spotlight
below to learn about agency spending for translation and interpretation
services that tend to fall below the radar of the usual suspects in the
ASBC offers a portfolio of useful resources primarily focused on
helping small companies develop and leverage relevant and timely
information and relationships to augment their government contracting
efforts. Call us at 800-422-4960
, email us
, or stop by an event to learn how membership can help you succeed in 2012 and beyond!
Have a productively fantastic week!
Guy Timberlake, Co-Founder and Chief Visionary
"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."
Chief Visionary Blog
found on the web at:
McCaskill/Webb bill removes 'discussion' from contractor past performance reviews
week, FCW's Matthew Weigelt reported on legislation introduced by
Senators McCaskill and Webb that eliminates discussions between
companies and agencies related to contractor past performance.
a small business, how would implementation of this change impact your
ability to do business? Does such a rule create more opportunity for
lobbying activities of larger organizations to influence future
Click here for the entire blog.
- The Chief Visionary
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Streamlined purchases translate into low-profile, substantive business
spending for translators and interpreters is most commonly associated
with in-theater support for the Department of Defense, there are many
other applications for these skills Uncle Sam puts to use every single
In fact, last fiscal year, agencies spent nearly $45 million dollars on these services via streamlined acquisitions.
Like to know who did the spending and what they purchased? Like to what they are buying now?
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