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Simplified Acquisitions Impact on Small Business – FY2016 (YTD)

This is for everyone who has ever wondered about the federal agency buys known as ‘Simplified Acquisitions’ and if they really matter. Continue reading

Avoid and Escape Traps of the Trade

Once you’re on it, escaping the proverbial hamster wheel and preventing it from eating up time, money and morale can be tough, to say the least. Continue reading

VIDEO: Good Fun. Good Networking. In Good Company. For a Good Cause. 12/7 in Tysons Corner, VA

It will be an evening full of good fun, good networking, good food and good drink, all for a good cause! The 2016 Holiday Charity Bash™ is almost here and we’re benefiting our Nation’s Military men, women and Veterans through our partners at American Freedom Foundation. Register today before tickets run out for the best government contracting holiday networking around! Continue reading

This One Will Leave a Mark!

And small businesses can thank Congress and Industry Chief’s like SAIC’s Tony Moraco for this latest assault. Continue reading

Pushing the ‘NDAA’ knife deeper into the backs of small business

It’s not bad enough that SAIC CEO Tony Moraco brags about helping to screw America’s small businesses, guess who else will help plunge it in to the backs (or hearts) of small business? Continue reading

Subcontracts Counted as Set-Asides Will Hurt

Since DoD is the biggest spender, the impact would be felt throughout the community, making small business the biggest loser when DoD is allowed to count first tier and second tier subcontract dollars towards the overall goal. Continue reading

SAIC and “Three-Legged Purple People” [Congress Set to Screw Small Contractors]

Based on my read of a comment from an SAIC employee, “three-legged purple people” refers to every socioeconomic group afforded ‘assistance’ in government contracting. That means me, Women, Veterans, Native Americans and so on. Don’t you think it’s time for the small business community to stop the infighting and take on the real problem of Congress and large companies eating our lunch? Continue reading

Congress Set to Screw Small Contractors

With help from lots of folks to include SAIC CEO Tony Moraco who complained to Congress about his company losing ground in government contracting and decided it would be best to legally steal from America’s small businesses, their families and employees by getting Congress to change the r Continue reading

When Large Government Contractors Punch Down

SAIC CEO is here to help. He wants to ‘reduce some of the pressure on agencies to carve out small business set-asides’ by including subcontract dollars in the overall small business contracting goals.

Any guesses as to who wins and who loses if this comes to pass? Continue reading

Ask @GovConGuy – ‘How Do I Get PSC Codes for My Business?’

Before the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) was adopted for use in government contracting, two other classification systems were in use. One of these remains a key identifier used in contracting and procurement today. In fact, this all but unknown classification system is part of the taxonomy used by DoD in its Better Buying Power initiative. Continue reading