Privacy Training Now Required for Certain Contractors

December 30, 2016 New FAR Provisions Require Contractor Privacy Training Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, December 21, 2016 The FAR Council has published a final rule to require that certain contractor employees complete privacy training. The final rule requires privacy training … 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

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

New Opportunities for Procurement Professionals

December 22, 2015 Going Beyond Jack of All Trades Source: Government Executive, Timothy W. Cooke, November 23, 2015 The White House-driven category management initiative offers important new opportunities for procurement professionals. For the first time, for example, they have a … Continued

Preparing for a Compliance Audit from OFCCP

Responding to a Scheduling Letter From the OFCCP: The Little Things Matter The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs wants to conduct a compliance review.  What do you do? Source: Foley & Lardner LLP, Article written … Continued

Disaster Recovery. Is Your Business Prepared?

Developing a Workable Disaster Recovery Plan is Critical for All Small Business Owners One of this region’s most expensive disasters unfolded the night of Sept. 9, 2013 when over 10 inches of rain fell in a 24-hour period, devastating Boulder, … Continued