Procurement Fraud Prevention Act

May 2, 2017 SAM Registration: New Bill Requires Notification Of Free Assistance Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, May 1, 2017 There is no cost to register in SAM or other government contracting databases–but that hasn’t stopped some companies from charging would-be … Continued

SAM Users Need to Check Their Browsers

October 6, 2016 Updates for Accessing the System for Award Management (SAM) Source: US GSA, October 5, 2016 In January 2016, Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer 7 and 8 (IE7 & IE8) will no longer be supported.  Security updates, non-security updates, … Continued

Keep SAM Profile Updated

September 15, 2016 SAM Profile Mistake Leads to Possible Lost Contract Source: Fox Rothschild, Nicholas T. Solosky, August 25, 2016 Small business owners have lots of items on their to-do lists.  In addition to actually running the business, there are … Continued

Changes Coming to DLA CAGE Codes

August 17, 2016 DLA set to expire CAGE codes Source: Information Operations Strategic Communications, August 11, 2016 The Defense Logistics Agency is changing the way it manages Commercial and Government Entity codes by assigning an expiration date to all new … Continued

SAM and DSBS are Important to Small Businesses

May 20, 2016 SAM’s link to SBA’s small business database is temporarily down Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, May 9, 2016 Small businesses need to be aware of the fact that the link between the System for Award … Continued

Federal Contracting: Getting the Process Started

March 16, 2016 Breaking new ground: How to crack open the federal contracting world Source: Construction DIVE, Kim Slowey, February 11, 2016 When you hear about the billions of federal dollars pouring into state coffers for highway and infrastructure projects or … Continued

FEMA Registration is Free

January 15, 2016 Beware of ‘government vendor registration’ websites that charge a fee Source: Georgia Tech PTAC, July 22, 2014 In a recent story, we alerted you to the existence of websites which unnecessarily lead businesses to pay a fee to … Continued Registration is a Must for Federal Contracting

January 12, 2016 registration is free, and help with SAM is free, too Source: Georgia Tech PTAC, November 11, 2013 Businesses interested in Federal contracting must, as an initial step, register in the Government’s vendor database known as System for … Continued