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

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

DoD being asked to revisit cybersecurity rules

March 7, 2016 SBA’s advocacy office objects to impact of DoD’s cybersecurity rules on small businesses Source: The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech, Chuck Schadl, March 2, 2016 A unit of the Small Business Administration (SBA) has filed objections to … 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

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

Can perception issues affect federal contracting?

Does perception matter? In federal contracting, it does. Perception is reality, even in federal contracting.  At the National Contract Management Association’s World Congress, a panel discussed how perception may or may not influence federal contracting. Source: FederalTimes, Article written by … 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