GSA: Changes to Professional Service Schedules

Currently there are 8 different GSA schedules offering services, and the scopes of these schedules frequently overlap.  GSA plans to consolidate them into a single Professional Services … [Read more...]

Calling All History Buffs!

The agency charged with developing the atomic bomb during World War II (“The Manhattan Project”) commissioned a classified history of the project in 1944. The history was "intended to describe, in … [Read more...]

Check out the TSA’s $15K Challenge!

The Transportation Security Administration is offering $15,000 for ideas on how to inspect low-risk bags more efficiently, by cross-checking baggage tags against flier’s personal data. The agency is … [Read more...]

How Much is Too Much?

When the 1990 National Defense Authorization Act allowed the Dept. of Defense to transfer their excess property to local law enforcement, local police departments saw an opportunity to supplement … [Read more...]

Small Business Set-Aside Contracts Reach 23% Goal

The federal government reached its small business contracting goal for the first time in eight years, awarding 23.4% ($83.1 billion) in federal contracts to small businesses, according to the SBA’s … [Read more...]

Tea. Earl Grey. Hot

Could the Army use 3-D Printers to Produce Food for Soldiers? Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts are looking into the potential of 3D … [Read more...]