Category Archives: General

Time Is Wasting

If you know someone in the government with a purchase card, your time is running out to get them to spend some last-minute FY2011 dollars on your product.  The fiscal year is coming to a close and the dollars are … Continue reading

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The Next Frontier for Contract Dollars?

President Obama has launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve the participation and performance of America’s students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This campaign will include efforts not only from the Federal Government but also from leading … Continue reading

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“SAM” I am…

System for Award Management (SAM). Have you seen the latest and greatest attempt by the government to streamline processes?  This is true innovation on the government side of the coin!  I have been a part of the conversations that are … Continue reading

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Size Makes a Difference in Government Contracting – a BIG Difference

In 2007, the Small Business Administration began the process of reviewing and updating size standards based on industry-specific data. Before this, the last overall review of size standards occurred more than 25 years ago. Under provisions in the Small Business … Continue reading

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The Contractor’s Fight For Every Penny…

First, let me say that I am an optimist.  The glass is usually half-full for me and I don’t tend to frown much.  Life is normally a “box of chocolates” and sunshine for me.  That being said, there is a … Continue reading

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Staying Away from Politics – The FAA Shutdown Situation

One thing I am attempting to stay away from in this continuing saga that is government contracting is POLITICS.  The unfortunate thing about this guiding principle is that politics runs the federal government.  The latest victim of politics instead of … Continue reading

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Anyone Listening?

I have been trying to keep up with 2-times a week as I get this rolling, but as I look into the audience and realize no one is responsive (yet) I wonder if it is time for YOU – the … Continue reading

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