Agencies can start buying the new services starting in October.
Back in 2012, the authority for determining a contractor’s eligibility for direct billing – submitting vouchers without having them first approved by a contract auditor – was taken away from DCAA (Defense Contract Audit Agency) and correspondingly, all defense contractors were automatically eligible to bill their costs without DCAA pre-approval. This greatly streamlined the billing process, allowed contractors to be paid more quickly, thus ensuring improved cash flows.
Brenda Crist suggests making updating resumes a win-win proposition by teaching staff how to prepare professional accomplishment-based resumes and rewarding them with awards or small bonuses for a job well done.
“We’re now talking under four months for the first authorization,” FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich said.
The VA (Department of Veterans Affairs) issued a solicitation to purchase healthcare furniture and associated services for medical centers, community-based outpatient clinics, vet centers, and other qualifying clinics and offices throughout the United States. Selection was to be made on a best-value basis considering technical capability, past performance, small business participation and price. Under the technical capability factor, vendors were instructed to submit, among other things, a certifying statement indicating that they can meet all service requirements as defined in the statement of work.
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Cost estimates for FedRAMP authorization aren’t simple to calculate, but on average it runs about $2.25 million, according to GSA.
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