Entries by Bobby Cottingham

A Brief Intro into the SBA’s HUBZone Program

The SBA HUBZone program is a federal program that was created to help small businesses located in historically underutilized business zones (HUBZone’s) gain access to government contracts. These zones are typically located in economically distressed areas, such as inner cities or rural areas, and are designated by the Small Business Administration (SBA) as eligible for […]

There is a Growing Demand in Government Acquisition

In a recent conversation between Tom Temin, the host of the Federal Drive, and Larry Allen, the president of federal business partners, they discussed the rapidly increasing demand for government acquisition contracting officers. The state of government acquisition is stable but as we move forward in time the processes that were effective in the late […]

How the U.S. Government celebrates Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of 11 federal holidays recognized nationally by the United States government. All non-essential federal agencies are closed on Thanksgiving, and all federal employees are paid, even on holidays. Most federal employees work Monday through Friday, so if the holiday falls on a weekend, the holiday will be observed on the next regular […]

GSA Plans to Launch New Alliance 3 GWAC

The General Services Administration plans to launch the third iteration of its Alliant governmentwide acquisition contract. The GSA, plans to follow-up on to its One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services procurement vehicle (OASIS). Alliant 3 is an interagency IDIQ contract intended to provide access to IT services to federal agencies. OASIS+ is an integrated non-agency […]

What is the GSA

The General Service Administration (GSA) is a government organization that delivers real estate, acquisition and technology services to the U.S. government and the American people. The organization values its self on its service accountability and innovation. Often the GSA will outsource their needs to government contracting businesses who is willing and able to provide a […]

Finding Federal Contracts

Searching for federal contracts is a complex process of filtering through {inputs} to find the right opportunity for your company. There are websites online that have extradited the process, and made it easier to find and research different government contracts. Platforms like Sam.gov(formerly FBO ) and fpds.gov, are government run contract portals where government departments andoffices share […]

8 Ways To Prevent The Spread of Covid At Work

As more people grow comfortable associating with others in person due to vaccinations and boosters, the physical workplace has become a viable and safe environment to cooperate again. Here are eight {tips} to help you stay safe from Covid in the workplace. Remember to bring your mask It is still important to wear a mask […]