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Monday, June 25, 2012

[GovConReview] AbilityOne trumps SDVOSB;$600M-$800M more for SB?;Faster security clearances;NetCents 2;GSA Schedule scams

The Government Contracting Review
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A weekly e-newsletter delivering useful news and information to Government Contractors.

Issue Date: June 25, 2012

Volume 8 Issue No. 26

In This Week's Issue of the GovConReview
An Update From The Chief Visionary
Simplified Acquisition Spotlight by the SAP Task Force
News You Missed presented by @GovConChannel
A Snapshot of Streamlined Purchase Activity by U.S. State
New and Renewed Members Update
Upcoming Events by The ASBC


Did you hear the one about the small business that helped a prime contractor capture a piece of business? It seems the prime lost that company's phone number right about the time the award was issued. Sound familiar? That's the subject of The Mystery of the Subcontractor's Lost Phone Number in the Chief Visionary Blog.

GovConnections Mixer and Book Signing this Wednesday in Tysons
SBGCIn addition to our monthly GovConnections network mixer this Wednesday, we'll be joined by Attorney Steven Koprince, author of the newly released The Small-Business Guide To Government Contracts will be on-hand to discuss his hard copy desk reference that covers the rules associated with affiliation, ostensible subcontractor, size standards, the socioeconomic programs and much more!

To register for this event, click on the link in the Upcoming Events section below. $15 dollars online and $25 at the door as space is available.

Simplified Acquisition Snapshot Alabama
If quick turn federal agency buys valued between $3,000 and $150,000 per transaction are of interest to you, here are a few things you should know.
  • DoD, Justice, VA and DHS and SSA are the top five spenders when it comes to simplified acquisitions YTD (where Alabama is the place of performance).
  • Small business awards under this streamlined purchase method total $34,448,890
  • Payments via the GSA SmartPay/SmartPay2 Purchase Card were $4.2 million dollars YTD and represented purchases that referenced 125 different NAICS Codes.
Want more information like this? Check out this weeks Simplified Acquisition Snapshot below!

Simplified Acquisitions - The Streamlined Purchase Process
The SAP Task Force presents substantive information on how, what and where government agencies make purchases using the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) - one of the easiest methods for acquiring goods and services to support government business and mission operations. In addition to Simplified Acquisitions: A Missed Opportunity for Small Government Contractors offered in-person and via webinar under The ASBCs of Government Contracting, you can now participate in an agency-by-agency, market research-centric deep dive during the Simplified Acquisition Spotlight. This program offers a tactical view of business activities and opportunities at a specific agency. We're online the second and fourth Monday of each month.

The newest contribution to your business development efforts is the Simplified Acquisition Snapshot, a complimentary, weekly blog entry that reviews federal agency SAP spending state-by-state that highlights top agencies/sub-agencies, what's being purchased and a little trivia you can answer to win free passes to the Spotlight webinars.

Click here to visit the Simplified Acquisition Snapshot main page or you can scroll down the newsletter for the link to this week's featured state.

Catch Up On News You Missed
Please take a moment to stop by the News You Missed section for industryreading the paper headlines like these:
  • AbilityOne Trumps SDVOSB for VA Set-Asides;
  • Air Force sets timeline for $6.9B NetCents 2 redo;
  • DoD making progress in faster security clearances;
  • and other useful information to help keep you informed, brought to you by GovConChannel.
Enhance Your Information & Relationships
networkingThe American Small Business Coalition provides a portfolio of essential resources focused on helping small companies to find and win qualified business opportunities with government agencies and their contractors. To learn how Individual, Associate or the CORE Small Business membership can help you achieve your federal sector goals, call us at 800-422-4960 or email us so we can help you succeed in 2012 and beyond!

Have a productively fantastic week!



Guy Timberlake, Co-Founder and Chief Visionary

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"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it."

From The Chief

Chief Visionary Blog

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Small Government Contractors:

Can I interest you in an additional $600M-$800M?

Better yet. Can I possibly interest you in an additional $8 billion in small business purchases this fiscal year (or next)? I mean, these are essentially the questions being put in front of you right now, whether you know it or not.

Click here for the full blog article.


- The Chief Visionary


Acquisition Spotlight

Simplified Acquisition

brought to you by the:

GSA issues more Simplified Acquisition contract actions each year, than any other federal agency

Want to know who's doing the buying? The funding? What they are purchasing?

Join us this afternoon for a webinar that's jam-packed full of useful and actionable information about spending by the U.S. General Services Administration - Public Buildings Service.

By the way, as of this post, GSA have already spent over $320 million dollars YTD, let's see how much of that the PBS folks will take credit for.

Don't miss it!

Here's our complete Spotlight schedule for the rest of FY2012.

  • July 9 Army
  • July 23 State Department
  • August 13 DLA
  • August 27 VA
  • September 10 Navy/Marine Corps
  • September 24 HHS
  • October 8 DHS (TSA/ICE)
  • October 22 DOT
  • November 12 GSA/FAS
  • November 26 NASA
  • December 10 Army

See you online!


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Spending Snapshot

Simplified Acquisition

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Weekly State-by-State Review of Federal Agency Streamlined Purchasing

Want to know which federal agencies are using Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) to get the goods and services they need to support business and mission operations?

What if we added how much they were spending and what they purchased?

This week we review:
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Member Update

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Corporate Members

Associate Members

Individual Members

  • Mr. Emmanuel Blackwell*, The Training Institute of Washington, DC

  • Mr. Tom Winters, Infinity Support Services

  • Mr. Tim Tierney, Information Management Group, Inc. (IMG)

  • Mr. Chad Cloud, Software Performance Group Inc.

  • Mr. George Stone Jr*, Noble Rock Consulting, LLC

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Upcoming Events

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This Week's Events


Monday, June 25th

Simplified Acquisition Spotlight: GSA Public Buildings Service

2:00PM Webinar


Wednesday, June 27th

Business Over Breakfast - Tysons

7:30AM in McLean, VA

Wednesday, June 27th

Federal Contractors Roundtable: Industry Headlines

11:30AM in Reston, VA

Wednesday, June 27th

GovConnections Tysons - Network Mixer and Book Signing

5:00PM in McLean, VA

Thursday, June 28th

Business Over Breakfast - Reston

7:30AM in Reston, VA

Upcoming Events

No events during the week of July 2nd!


Monday, July 9th

Simplified Acquisition Spotlight: Army

2:00PM Webinar


Tuesday, July 17th

Business Over Breakfast - Columbia

7:30AM in Columbia, MD

Monday, July 23rd

Simplified Acquisition Spotlight: State Department

2:00PM Webinar

Wednesday, July 25th

Federal Contractors Roundtable: Industry Headlines

11:30AM in McLean, VA

Wednesday, July 25th

GovConnections Tysons - Network Mixer

5:00PM in McLean, VA


Thursday, July 26th

Business Over Breakfast - Reston

7:30AM in Reston, VA

Thursday, July 26th

Simplified Acquisitions: A Missed Opportunity for Small Government Contractors

2:00PM Webinar


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