Government Contractors Need to be Prepared

June 28, 2017 Are You Prepared for a Contract Cancellation? Source: Washington Technology, Darrell Hinemand, Brina Courtney, June 9, 2017 You should be Going back to his campaign pledges, President Trump promised to cut government waste in conjunction with cutting … Continued

Past Performance Questionnaire one way of Providing References

March 29, 2017 Government References Didn’t Complete PPQs? “Too Bad,” Says GAO Source: SmallGovCon, Candace Shields, March 21, 2017 Federal contractors frequently find themselves in the position of needing to establish their past performance credentials to secure future contracts – … Continued

New Report Assists Vendors Anticipating Recompetes

March 6, 2017 Report looks at how Trump’s policies, expiring contracts will impact competitiveness Source: FederalTimes, Tony Ware, March 1, 2017 The departments of Education, State and the Army are among those with the most documented bids for contracts expiring … Continued

Infrastructure Improvements Proposed by New Administration

February 1, 2017 New administration’s infrastructure list could mean billions of dollars in government contract opportunities Source: Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, Chuck Schadl, January 26, 2017 The Trump Administration has compiled a list of about 50 infrastructure projects nationwide — … Continued

Fair Pay and Safe Workspaces Rule Set to Take Effect

October 14, 2016 Contractors Group Files Suit Against ‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces’ Source: Government Executive, Charles S. Clark, October 11, 2016 President Obama’s long-controversial Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule—set to take effect Oct. 25—is being challenged in district … Continued

Entrepreneurs Challenges to Attending Conferences

October 13, 2016 Where Are All the Startups? Source: Defense One, Caroline Houck, October 3, 2016 Pentagon leaders regularly tout Silicon Valley innovation, but entrepreneurs seem largely absent from the largest defense industry events Wander the exhibit floors of the … Continued

New Roles for Private and Public Sector Contract Managers

October 12, 2016 Changing the Role of Contract Managers Source: Federal Times, Michael P, Fischetti,NCMA, September 26, 2016 The role of today’s “contract manager” continues to change. How and why it is doing so depends on one’s perspective, but from … Continued

4th Quarter Spending Expected to Decline

September 26, 2016 The Year-End Spending Rush Is On, But It’s Not What It Used to Be Source: Government Executive, Katherine McIntire Peters, September 16, 2016 The federal equivalent of Black Friday isn’t what it used to be. Conventional wisdom … Continued