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TechnoMile Acquires All Assets of Carroll Publishing; Ashish Khot Quoted

TechnoMile announced on Tuesday that the company has acquired all the assets of Carroll Publishing. Technomile will operate the assets under a newly formed entity, Lead Connector, and will more tightly integrate the content with their industry-leading Growth, Compliance (Contracts and Supply Chain), and Operations platforms.

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VA To Boost Contracting with Service-Disabled and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to boost contractual partnerships with veteran-owned and service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses. The VA said Monday it aims to provide 17 percent of its contracts to businesses owned by veterans while 15 percent will be allocated to service-disabled veteran-owned businesses in a move to reinforce its contracting goals by five percent.

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Lisa Hershman: DoD Expected to Save $6B for FY 2019

Lisa Hershman, acting chief management officer of the Department of Defense, said in an interview the department is on the track to reach $6B in savings for fiscal year 2019, ABC News reported Saturday. Hershman noted that the DoD’s streamlining efforts for its projects and business strategies has enabled the department to save $4.7B in 2017 and 2018.

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DoD, NASA, GSA Seek Feedback on Standard Collection of Voluntary Contracting Comments

The Defense Department, the General Services Administration and NASA have started seeking comments on a proposal to develop a standard method of collecting voluntary feedback from government contractors regarding contracts and solicitations. They said in a Federal Register notice posted July 26 that voluntary comments on industry standards, alternative regulatory approaches and legal definitions for other areas of deals, among other things, would provide more substance in modifying the contracting process.

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Pentagon’s Anti-WMD Agency Changes Name & Joins DTRA

The Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency has joined the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and rebranded to the name of Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization in accordance with the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act. DTRA said Monday it has worked with JIDO on the transition since December 2015 to help both organizations support frontline …

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GAO: Pentagon Competed 58% of FY 2014 Contracts, Task Orders

A new Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department used competitive procedures for 58.2 percent of the $284.4 billion the Pentagon obligated for contracts and task orders in fiscal year 2014. GAO said Friday DoD’s components and agencies showed variations in their competition rates during fiscal year 2014 and the Air Force showed the …

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