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Established entrepreneurs share their stories

September 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Established entrepreneurs share their stories
Tracye Turner, EVP/COO, Optimal Solutions Group, recently participated in Johns Hopkins University’s “Entrepreneurship Matters” series. Entitled “A Conversation with Entrepreneurs Tracye Turner and Tina Williams-Koroma,” the conversation ranged across a variety of topics and issues common to small business. The…

The 21st Century IDEA Act Sets New Standards for Federal Agencies

December 30, 2019 | Comments Off on The 21st Century IDEA Act Sets New Standards for Federal Agencies
The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) creates new guidelines for federal government agencies. Agencies are now required to have modern websites, including websites that are fully accessible to individuals with disabilities, mobile-friendly websites. All documents on the websites…

Section 508 Standards Revised

December 30, 2019 | Comments Off on Section 508 Standards Revised
Section 508 of the the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ensures that websites, electronic documents, software, etc. used by federal agencies and/or its contractors are accessible to those with disabilities. The Section 508 update has been created to accommodate the expanding…

The National Women’s Business Council Release Report on Women-Owned Businesses

December 30, 2019 | Comments Off on The National Women’s Business Council Release Report on Women-Owned Businesses
The National Women’s Business Council report on woman-owned firms and supplier diversity programs.

SBA Business Procurement Scorecard Released Assessing Federal Agencies Reach with Small Business Goals

December 30, 2019 | Comments Off on SBA Business Procurement Scorecard Released Assessing Federal Agencies Reach with Small Business Goals
SBA 2015 Scorecard shows Federal Agencies meet most small business goals, with Hub-Zone and Service-Disabled Vet-Owned firms procurements needing improvement.

e-GovMarket submits to join GSA IT Category Startup Springboard Initiative

November 18, 2019 | Comments Off on e-GovMarket submits to join GSA IT Category Startup Springboard Initiative
e-GovMarket submits for GSA’s Springboard IT Schedule 70 Startup Springboard Initiative.  This program is designed for firms with emerging technologies and have been in business for less than two years. Learn More about this Initiative.

The Need for Efficiency in Procurement of Services

January 21, 2019 | Comments Off on The Need for Efficiency in Procurement of Services
e-GovMarket completed first project using its e-508.com platform! This project demonstrated a clear business case for the need by contractors and agencies to be able to quickly find, receive quotes and track their documents.

Department of Health and Human Services Releases Procurement Opportunity for Intelligent Automation and Artificial Intelligence

January 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Department of Health and Human Services Releases Procurement Opportunity for Intelligent Automation and Artificial Intelligence
DHHS Program Support Center releases procurement on Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) Solutions, Services and Products in Acquisitions “To transform processes and improve on mission delivery.”  Learn More about the IAAI Procurement Opportunity.

e-GovMarket Opens Up New Office in UMCP Innovation Hub

November 12, 2018 | Comments Off on e-GovMarket Opens Up New Office in UMCP Innovation Hub
e-GovMarket opens new location at the University of Maryland’s WeWork location in College Park, MD.  This new location will allow for flexible working spaces to accommodate e-GovMarket’s growth.

e-GovMarket attends GSA Townhall on eCommerce Portals

June 21, 2018 | Comments Off on e-GovMarket attends GSA Townhall on eCommerce Portals
e-GovMarket attends June 21, 2018 GSA Townhall on e-commerce portals and provides comments on the use of ecommerce for procurement of professional services.  Very positive feedback received!