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FedBizBeat is our B2G blog, dedicated to providing government contractors with the latest news and information in government and industry. It is also the source for updates regarding executive leadership, content marketing, contract wins and more.

GSA Completes First Phase of Schedule Consolidation

GSA Completes First Phase of Schedule Consolidation

When the General Services Administration (GSA) developed its Federal Market Plan to “reimagine and redesign the federal marketplace,” program leaders understood the need to dramatically improve the acquisition process. They honed in on four initiatives: Multiple Award...

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Urgent Warning from Section 809 Panel: OTA Abuse

Urgent Warning from Section 809 Panel: OTA Abuse

“The abuse of OTAs is going to lead to an event where Congress is going to do what it normally does and take them away from us,” warns David Drabkin, Section 809 Panel Chairman at an Oct. 3 conference on government contracting. Other Transaction Authority, or OTA,...

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First AI Director Appointed at VA

First AI Director Appointed at VA

The Dept. of Veterans Affairs appointed its first-ever artificial intelligence director, Dr. Gil Alterovitz, to lead its work in improving veteran care with AI-powered solutions. Alterovitz is a Harvard Medical School professor, as well as a member of the...

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December is the Month for GovCon Pay for Play

December is the Month for GovCon Pay for Play

Marketing directors and BD leaders, are you suddenly inundated by calls from media offering to do interviews with your executives? Does it seem too good to be true? You know that old saying… if it looks too good to be true, it usually is. Before you start scheduling...

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New 2017 Data on Feds’ Media Habits

New 2017 Data on Feds’ Media Habits

Last week, Market Connections presented the results from its Federal Media and Marketing Study (FMMS). In its 9th year, the research survey was able to reach a 3,000+ sample size of federal government customers who provided insights into their media consumption...

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