Category Archives: General

“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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NCMA Conference

There is a ton of information at the NCMA World Congress 2011. I will be using this as fodder for many upcoming posts. Look forward to some topics like LPTA, government personnel transiency, and oversight = costs.

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Guidance for This Blog

Compliance for Dummies

As I was writing my introduction, I realized that one word stood out to me – “joke” – and then it hit me!  How does government contracting get simplified into a single thread like a blog?  How do I fill … Continue reading

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