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Can a Tool Replace Understanding?

No, the answer is pretty easy when the subject matter behind the question is Government Contract compliance.  Normally, there is not a tool that can really duplicate the professional judgment of a GovCon expert.  However, I do believe that tools … Continue reading

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NCMA World Congress 2012 – What an Experience!

I have now been to 2 consecutive #ncmawc in Denver and Boston respectively and I am looking forward to November this year in DC and 2013 in Pasadena.  I find the hardest part of the day to be what session … Continue reading

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Best Practices to Reduce Risk Factors Related to Government Contracting

This is Part 1 of a 2 part blog about government contracting best practices to reduce business organizational risk factors.  Today’s is for small businesses. I have been re-reading a book called Winning US Federal Government Contracts by Gregory A. Garrett. … Continue reading

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Technology Takes Over DFARS – Proposed Rule on Commercial Items

DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to simplify prescriptions for provisions and clauses that are applicable to the acquisition of commercial items and to specify flowdown of clauses to commercial subcontracts. As posted on … Continue reading

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MATOCs – know them and love (?) them

The government certainly likes acronyms.  Have you ever taken a look around to see what is out there? Google “federal government acronyms” = 2,870,000 The first couple results can be staggering.  www.usa.gov provides the Reference Center and General Government including … Continue reading

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Good News for Navigating Government Contracting – Small Businesses

Dealing with the government is not something most business people put high on their lists of things they enjoy. But there’s a reason that small business owners are willing to put so much into learning the inner workings of the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – the New Year Approacheth

Incurred Cost submission time is fast approaching (as well as some much needed down time for many government contractors).  On the other side of the new year is the great unknown, the void of time in man a compliance and … Continue reading

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