Kingdomware and its Impact on Small Business Contracting
By: John Ford , Senior Consultant, Government Contractor Services Group In a rare move, on June 16, 2016, the Supreme Court (“the Court”) issued a decision in a bid protest, Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. U.S., No 14-916, that can affect the way the government, particularly the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”), contracts with small business concerns. This case dealt with the issue of whether the Rule of Two in the Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006 (“the Act”) applies to orders issued against General Services Administration’s Federal Supply Schedules (“FSS”) contracts. The Court held that it does. For. Read More.