Contracting News

Agencies may evaluate proposals during GAO protests, says court

A procuring agency was entitled to evaluate proposals during the course of a pre-award GAO bid protest without violating the automatic stay provision of the Competition in Contracting

DoD stresses cybersecurity in acquisition reform update

The Defense Department is focusing part of its acquisition overhaul on cybersecurity, according to new guidance. Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall on

Longtime procurement expert Dan Gordon set to retire

Come mid-summer, one of the workhorses of federal procurement is set to retire after decades of direct and advisory service to the government. Dan Gordon, former administrator of the Office of

Some DOT contracting officers not certified for high-dollar contracts

Nearly a quarter of Transportation Department contracting officers didn't comply with certification specifications when working on certain high dollar acquisitions, says an April 9, 2015 DOT inspector

GSA’s proposed pricing data rule questioned

A rule proposed by the General Services Administration to gather pricing data from contractors is part of the agency's effort to boost contract efficiencies and agencies' buying power. But contractors

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Georgia Tech News

Georgia Tech students receive presidential pep talk

President Barack Obama gave shout-outs to George P. Burdell, the Ramblin’ Wreck, and even thermodynamics homework when he came to Georgia Tech on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 to announce his Student Aid

Georgia Tech ranks as top college that pays you back

Tech spotlighted for return on investment, affordability, and career placement. Georgia Tech continues to place highly on rankings of American colleges and universities. The Princeton Review’s latest

Enterprise Innovation Institute’s VP talks about ATDC … and rockets

Georgia Tech vice president Stephen Fleming was interviewed Jan. 24, 2015 by 11Alive "Atlanta Tech Edge" host Angel Maldonado.  They talked about  about ATDC, Georgia Tech’s Technology Square, and

Georgia Tech hosts matchmaking event to aid multiple SE federal agencies in small business outreach

On Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Georgia Tech will play host to six federal agencies holding an industry day forum for small businesses in the southeast region of the United States.  NOTE: As of Jan. 16,

White House releases Georgia Tech-influenced national manufacturing roadmap

Leaders from Georgia Tech participated in the release of the President's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP 2.0) final report, a one-year endeavor to outline a roadmap to secure U.S.

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Academy News

Four-day course beginning May 12 covers basic principles of Federal Acquisition Regulation

The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech (The Academy) kicks-off a four-day course on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 covering the fundamentals of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). The

Next GSA Schedule workshop May 18 & 19

Georgia Tech's Contracting Education Academy now offers a hands-on, consultant-guided workshop designed to help businesses prepare a proposal to win a GSA Schedule contract in a matter of days -- not

Week of April 6 important to anyone who needs to know how government contracts are administered

The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech is just days away from kicking off a week-long course that comprehensively covers the federal contract administration process.  The course begins

3 upcoming courses essential to understanding contracting from both contracting officer and contractor perspectives

The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech is offering three courses in the next few weeks that offer essential insights into the federal contracting process, from both a government and a

Contracting Academy offers insights into contract relationship-building at national event

Procurement counselors from across the United States, Guam and Puerto Rico gathered on Sunday (Mar. 15, 2015) to receive advice from The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech on how to advise

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