OMB issues an Immediate Restriction on Purchases of Laptops or Desktop Computers

In FY 2014, agencies awarded more than 10,000 contracts and delivery orders for common laptops and desktops, totaling about $1.1 billion. On Oct 16th the White House Office of Management & … [Read more...]

Sole Source Contracts for Woman-Owned Small Businesses

An SBA final rule, effective Oct 14th 2015, allows an agency to award sole-source contracts to eligible Woman-Owned or Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB/EDWOSB). A … [Read more...]

Could You Be a ‘Citizen Scientist’ ?

The Whitehouse recently released a “Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit," which helps agencies through the process of collecting information from the public via … [Read more...]

Could you be turned away at airport security?

The 2005 REAL ID Act set minimum security standards for state driver’s licenses that are accepted as proof of Identification by federal agencies - these standards include features to prevent … [Read more...]

Encouraging Consistent Design Across Federal Websites

Should all federal government websites have a standardized look and design? If you’ve ever tried to find online information about a particular government agency or service, you know how confusing … [Read more...]

GSA Schedules Video Series

GSA Schedules Video Series This series of short videos from GSA can give you some insight into doing business with the agency, including how to market your products and services to customers after … [Read more...]