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

A Subcontracting Opportunity for Small Business!

August 19, 2016 Uncle Sam wants you to seek THIS opportunity. Source: GSA Interact, Judy Romano, August 19, 2016 The Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) – guides  large, complex federal Information Technology (IT) or professional services projects to … Continued

Mentor-Protégé Changes Coming with the SBA Final Rule

June 9, 2016 SBA Mentor-Protégé Changes: A Boost for Small Businesses Source:, Editorial Staff, June 7, 2016 Recent rule changes issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA) provide significant improvements for government contractors in 2016. In particular, a … Continued