News Monthly Archives: February 2016

Defense Industry Economic Diversification Program

February 29, 2016 Quad Cities Chamber RFP: Asset Mapping and Defense Related Economic Base Assessment Source: Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Vicky Miller, February 25, 2016 The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce is seeking qualified Consultants with our RFP for the Defense … Continued

Know Your Rights Under the Contract Disputes Act

February 26, 2016 Government Cannot Make Contractors Jump through Hoops for a Final Decision Source: Fox Rothschild LLP, The Federal Government Contracts & Procurement Blog, Sean Milani-Nia, February 23, 2016 After filing a claim under the Contract Disputes Act (CDA), the contracting … Continued

Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Needed

February 25, 2016 DOE Small Business Forum – Technology Demonstrations and Opportunities Source: US Department of Energy The US Department of Energy Office of Environment Management is hosting a Small Business Forum at the University of South Carolina Convocation Center on … Continued

Qualified Subcontractors Needed

February 23, 2016 Subcontracting Opportunities with McCann Worldgroup Source: Lauren Linakis,  LaGuardia Community College PTAC, February 18, 2016 McCann Worldgroup is a leading global marketing firm providing today’s marketers with best-in-class strategic and creative services that meet their brand-building needs across … Continued

Bonding: Character, Capacity, Capital

February 22, 2016 The Dotted Line: How to navigate ‘the 3 Cs’ of construction bonding Source: Construction Dive, Kim Slowey, February 9, 2016 “Payment and performance bonds required.” Those words can signal a giant dead end for some contractors who would … Continued

Be Careful When Employing an Independent Consultant

February 18, 2016 Decision-Makers See Red Flags, Business Owners Wise to Dodge Bull Source: The Business Monthly, Gloria Larkin, February 2, 2016 What is the single biggest myth in government contracting? That can be tough to say, because there are countless … Continued

DCMA Participating in Third Better Buying Power (BBP 3.0) Iteration

February 17, 2016 DCMA Head Wendy Masiello: Agency Seeks Increased Small Business GovCon Participation Source: GovConWire, Ross Wilkers, January 28, 2016 The Defense Contract Management Agency is working on ways to help small businesses increase their participation in the government contracting … Continued