There is a lot of discussion surrounding the flowdown requirements in government contracts clauses. For good reason, this is one of those items that I hear on a regular basis. First, there is the problem of getting your subcontractor (who … Continue reading
Unfortunately enough, there is a BIG difference between ethics and compliance in many people’s minds. I have had the opportunity to be in a company that was both compliant (to the letter of the law), but also unethical. Seems strange that … Continue reading
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
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
Before I start, I know everyone is talking about this, but my perspective as an ex-DCAA auditor may be a little different. I am a little taken aback by the way the agency is being portrayed, but I haven’t been … Continue reading
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.
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