What is Section 508?

The 1973 Rehabilitation Act requires that all Federal agencies make their electronic, communication and information technology products and services accessible to people with disabilities. Under … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst

Like many agencies, the EPA is putting contingency plans in place, in case of another government shutdown on Oct 1st.  A notice posted to FedBizOpps gives the details: Furlough Actives: employees … [Read more...]

Could it Become Easier for New IT Companies to Gain a GSA Contract?

If you submit a GSA Schedule proposal, your company must have been in business for at least 2 years in order to be eligible for an award. GSA recently released a Request for Information, asking … [Read more...]