In our recent posts we’ve been sharing our perspective on the best strategies to drive organic growth and merger-and-acquisition-based growth. In this post we’re going to turn our attention to your firm’s go-to-market strategy.
Roger Waldron examines two provisions from Sen. Tom Carper’s amendments to the NDAA, which are of significant interest to the Federal contracting community.
“We see some funding stability which gives us some optimism about low single-digit growth on our IT services business,” said General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic.
WOSB third-party certification is an option for WOSBs and EDWOSBs. Here is a summary of the third-party certifiers, their rates, processing times, etc.
The final request-for-proposals will be issued later this month.
Have you ever wondered why the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) includes references to telegrams? Probably not. But there are dozens of them. Have you ever tried sending a telegram lately? When was the last time you received a telegram? Ever? Its been more than 10 years since Western Union ceased its telegram service yet the references to telegrams lives on in the Government’s acquisition regulations. But perhaps not for long.
Dozens of vendors are concerned they will not be able to renew their contracts to provide office supplies under GSA Schedule 75.
Source: The shrinking GSA Schedule
July 1 will mark exactly three years since stronger whistleblower protections went into place for employees of defense contractors.
In this day and age of business apps and mobility, technology is driven by the do-it-yourself approach or DIY. Consumer-side technologies and personal experiences support the notion that today it has become easier to manage and execute contracts than ever before. I experienced this in the past few weeks with two real estate deals, where I became both a buyer and seller of a property on the same day. Based on these events I had an initial flurry of emails … More →
The General Services Administration Acquisition Regulations (GSAR, or sometimes referred to as GSAM) requires a price reduction clause (see GSAR 552.238-75) be included in each GSA Schedule contract. Just as the Government is assured that it secures the most favorable pricing during negotiations, the price reduction clause ensures that it continues to receive “best pricing” throughout the life of the contract. In effect, the clause ensures that the most favorable relationship that existed at the time of negotiations continues throughout the life of the contract.