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The Naval Sea System Command (NAVSEA) has announced their new program to enhance maritime security: HACKtheMACHINE Seattle. The event will offer a hands-on experience with U.S. Navy equipment and … [Read more...]

Doing Business With the Treasury Department

In addition to Treasury Headquarters there are eight Bureaus, making up 98% of the Treasury workforce Alcohol & Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau of Engraving & Printing Bureau of Fiscal … [Read more...]

Research the Market! GSA’s New Discovery Site Can Help

GSA’s market research tool, Discovery, has data on vendors offering various services to the federal government, including their contract history.   Search by NAICS code, Contract Vehicle, … [Read more...]

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) apply to all federal contracts, and are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services. Some regulations are printed out in … [Read more...]

DoD’s New Pilot Program for Innovative Products and Services

The Dept. of Defense has launched a new 4-year pilot program that will allow their Contracting Officers to buy ‘innovative goods and services’ without following formal RFP procedures. This class … [Read more...]

Federal Agencies Encourage Purchase of ‘Green’ Products

  Federal agencies must ensure that 95% of new contracts for products are for items that are energy-efficient; water-efficient; biobased; environmentally-preferable; are non-toxic or use … [Read more...]