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Contracting and Procurement

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EVENT: Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors™ Bootcamp 11/2 and 11/3 in McLean, VA

Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors™ Bootcamp is a comprehensive and immersive learning experience for executives, professionals and administrative staff responsible for identifying, qualifying, pursuing and winning federal contracts and subcontracts. Based on proven processes and decades of practical experience and expertise, this program exists solely to empower these individuals with essential knowledge and skills to help them … Continue reading

EVENT: Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors™ Bootcamp 10/26 and 10/27 in Chevy Chase, MD

Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors™ Bootcamp is a comprehensive and immersive learning experience for executives, professionals and administrative staff responsible for identifying, qualifying, pursuing and winning federal contracts and subcontracts. Based on proven processes and decades of practical experience and expertise, this program exists solely to empower these individuals with essential knowledge and skills to help them … Continue reading

Despite procurement concerns, vendors made out well in 2016

Federal procurement spending is up. Continue reading

Are You Following the GovCon Dollars? Join the Spring 2017 SAGE™ Cohort!

Small federal contractors are missing revenue and relationship opportunities and leaving money on the table. Since FY2009, civilian, defense and intelligence agencies have increased spending by more than $1B each fiscal year when leveraging a procurement method that reduces agency administration and favors small business concerns. This during a period that has seen a significant downturn in overall contracting obligations. Follow the money small business! Continue reading

SAGE™ is Small Biz GovCon Growth, Simplified.

The Simplified Acquisitions Growth Engine™ is the culmination of the support we’ve provided to countless small federal contractors since 2004 that has produced revenues and the all important ‘foot in the door’ for many of them. Continue reading

Innovating federal contracting: Be careful what you wish for

We’re all aware of — and perhaps have participated in — the criticism of today’s model of contracting with the federal government. Continue reading

DoD to begin piloting replacement for Common Access Card after Christmas

DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen said he had asked the IT industry to submit proposals for advanced ID management technologies that deliver “ten factor” security without the use of smart cards or any other additional hardware, and that four such proposals are already on his desk awaiting his review Continue reading

DoD about to revamp its processes for buying business IT systems

If all goes according to plan, the Defense Department is a few weeks away from releasing new guidance on how it buys and builds business IT systems. Continue reading

Federal CIOs tell Congress: We want power to halt contracts

Federal agency CIOs ought to have the authority to stop major IT procurements Continue reading

Cost Realism: Agency Must Evaluate Employee Compensation Rates

the GAO held that an agency erred by basing its realism evaluation on offerors’ fully burdened labor rates, without considering whether the direct rates of compensation were sufficient to recruit and retain qualified personnel. Continue reading