Small Business

Inside the GovCon winners circle

We share the achievements and insights of the 2011 winners of the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards.

More scrutiny in store for ANC sole-source contracts

The review was prompted by a letter from two senators who have concerns about fraud and abuses in the Alaska Native Corporation small-business program.

Contract preferences proposed for companies that hire vets

Companies with veterans on the payroll could get contracting benefits under new proposal

Dovèl adds workflow expertise to FDA analytics project

Dovèl Technologies will help the Food and Drug Administration stand up the Laboratory Information Management System to manage the analytical workflow operations of 825 users in FDA labs.

Do ANCs deserve their special contracting status?

Critics and supporters disagree about the role of the sole-source, set-aside program; which side of the debate are you on?

Senators question success of vet-owned business program

Call goes out for GAO investigation into effectiveness of the contracting programs for veteran-owned businesses.

Saleforce promotes executive VP to COO

Enterprise cloud provider has promoted executive vice president George Hu to chief operating officer to direct the company’s major shared operational functions.

Is small business ready for DHS' $3B FirstSource II?

The Homeland Security Department's new seven-year, $3 billion FirstSource II contract should be a dream for small busiesses but can they meet the agency's multitude of demands?

New rule funnels more contracts to small businesses

Regulators want agencies to reserve more orders on multiple-award contracts and the GSA schedules for small businesses.

VA ignores GAO protest ruling

Agency risks court fight for refusal to reopen two contracts on which veteran-owned businesses won their bid protest.

Can Silver Lining live up to its name in education IT offerings?

Startup company Silver Lining wants to win mobile IT contracts from federal agencies and statewide education systems so it is offering some pilot concepts in Virginia and West Virginia.

Budget cuts critical to repeal of withholding

In a bad economy and a desire to support small businesses, the repeal the 3 percent withholding provision has support, but how to offset the lost revenue?


What resources do you need to succeed?

Resources, whether they come from inside the company or from an external source, can have a profound impact on your business. Do you know the keys to managing them?

House subpoenas four agencies for small-business noncompliance

House Small Business Committee goes after Justice, Agriculture, Treasury and State for how they run their small business programs.

Parsons makes $350M deal to pull services unit out of Cobham

Parsons Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sparta Inc. and its subsidiaries from Cobham plc for $350 million.

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