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5 Things You Need to Know About the DFARS Business System Rule

As noted in a post last year, contractor business systems rules have changed in the DFARS and are now in effect.  Under the new rules, the government can withhold 5 percent of a contractor’s payment if any of the company’s business … Continue reading

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DoD Finalizes Business Systems Rule

The Department of Defense has finalized, with changes, the interim rule (DFARS Case 2009-D038) that amended the DFARS to improve the effectiveness of DoD oversight over contractor business systems. The final rule, effective February 24, clarifies the definition and administration of contractor business … Continue reading

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What is an “ADEQUATE” Proposal?

The Department of Defense looks to give contractors a way to more easily determine whether the proposal is adequate. In a proposed rule, the DOD plans to add a checklist to the DFARS (https://federalregister.gov/a/2011-30907). This proposed rule supports one of … Continue reading

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Another Depressing Post About the GC Landscape – Small Businesses

I am not telling you anything new when I say that competition has always been tough when it comes to winning government contracts, but the competition will be even tougher in 2012!  Let’s take a look at what the new … Continue reading

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DOD and DOE Falling Short… Change is Coming

I noticed that the long-awaited www.performance.gov was finally released to the public and couldn’t help but to take a browse through the information it has started to provide.  I have been a long-time fan of transparency from sites similar to … Continue reading

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