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The Federal Drone Market Has Taken Off

By: Jonathan Coleman
October 10th, 2018

If your perception of drones involves a “toy” used by children or amateur filmmakers, you aren’t entirely wrong… but that barely scratches the surface. Drones and other classes of unmanned vehicles are making accessible various tasks for humans that have historically been very difficult, costly, or impossible.

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SINs

SIN 132-20 is Coming to GSA Schedule 70

By: John Abel
September 27th, 2018

After a 10-year, $2.5 billion contract for contact center solutions has come to its end, GSA has elected to acquire these services via a new method. GSA is preparing to add SIN 132-20, titled Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), to Schedule IT70 to secure more advanced AI computing for these applications and processes within the government.  More details surrounding the addition of this SIN can be found online on GSA’s Interact platform.

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Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Do you know what the real benefits of being on the GSA Schedule are? Learn the top 10 reasons (and advantages) why you should consider it.

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GSA Schedule 36 to Undergo Major SIN Updates

By: Morgan Taylor
September 14th, 2018

Times are changing, and the General Services Administration (GSA) is trying to keep up. The GSA Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Integrated Workplace Center (IWAC) recently drafted new efforts to update Schedule 36, the Office, Imaging and Document Solution Schedule. Here are some of the changes you may want to look out for in the upcoming months.

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As Wildfire Trends Increase, More Opportunities to Help Arise

By: Jonathan Coleman
September 7th, 2018

Unfortunately, every year, particularly in the summer, it is common to see news headlines about wildfires destroying hundreds of thousands of acres of land. These are tragically accompanied by the loss of forests, towns, property, and human life. And if it seems like 2018 has been an especially bad year of forest fires, it has been.

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The Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business

By: Carter Bowman
July 25th, 2018

The Qualification The Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) certification is very similar to the Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) program; however, it does have a few distinctions.

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Create and Maintain a Code of Ethics

By: Carter Bowman
July 18th, 2018

Why Ethics Exist in Business: When dealing with the government, or really any industry, people should be very conscious of ethics codes. The United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE), which is primarily concerned with the executive branch of government, clearly identifies what private companies are and are not allowed to do for government workers. For example, there are specific restrictions on paid travel, bribery, gifts, and payments. Likewise, there are repercussions that follow violations of any of these rules. The reason behind such strict regulations is the government attempts to protect the integrity of our companies and government officials.

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