Tag Archives: Oversight

9 Essentials for Effective Government Compliance Program

get-down-to-brass-tacks

I recently drafted a whitepaper on things that must be done before even presenting a bid to the government on an open opportunity (due to be released in early November).  That exercise got me to thinking about getting back to … Continue reading

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Are You Tired of Hearing About ____ Yet?

I have always worried that I just pile on sometimes.  There are always hot topics in government contracting, politics (yikes!), and compliance.  Some stick around a little longer than it seems may be necessary (are we still talking about and … Continue reading

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“Big Brother” May Get a Taste of its Own Medicine (from Google)

Everyone that uses any Google product should know by now that the company recently updated its Privacy Policy so that it can use the data accumulated across its many sites to better direct advertisements (revenue opportunities).  That being said, some … Continue reading

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Use It or Lose It Budgeting

I ran across an article that mentioned the Department of Homeland Security “expects to obligate more than half of its annual contracting budget in the remaining four and a half months of the current fiscal year.” I have read, seen, … Continue reading

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Now May Be The Time To Become a “Research Center”

Amongst the fray of the GSA scandal, the Secret Service scandal, and the election-year cycle, there is a lot else that is still going on.  HR4310 for FY 2013 is titled the National Defense Authorization Act.  70+ pages: To authorize … Continue reading

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Brief Confessions of an ex-Compliance Officer

I normally find a riveting, edge-of-your-seat article or idea to write about, but I couldn’t help going back into my coffers of experience to do a little browsing around.  Let me give you some background… My bio will tell you … Continue reading

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Executive Order Addresses National Defense Resources Preparedness

     President Obama has issued Executive Order 13603, titled “National Defense Resources Preparedness,” effective March 16, 2012.  The order delegates authorities and addresses national defense resource policies and programs under the Defense Production Act of 1940, as amended.       To … Continue reading

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