As we reach the midway point in the primaries and have essentially pared the race for President to four people, the headlines are filled with politics. So, a procedural story about contractor disbarment can easily get lost in the shuffle.
Protecting contracting data is a “Goldilocks-ian” dilemma. Designate too much as proprietary, and the government may be able to disregard the constraints. Designate too little data, and your firm becomes vulnerable. The trick is to find where it’s just right.
Spring has sprung in D.C. That means Easter is around the corner, the cherry blossoms are blossoming and Congress is nowhere to be found. Thankfully, there are no unresolved legislative issues. What that? The Supreme Court? The budget? Well …
First, to the people of Brussels, today we are all Belgian. Our prayers and hearts are with you as you struggle to recover from your loss: “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” – Buddha.
In the summer of 2014, GSA began touting the latest in its strategic sourcing initiatives for office supplies: OS3. The agency promised big savings, streamlined buying — and big biz for small biz. But, have these vehicles fulfilled their promise?
It’s often much harder to find new business than it is to do the things your company does for a living. Any tool that makes marketing easier could be worth its weight in gold – if it works. Well …
While the contentious Presidential primaries have been dominating the nation’s media outlets, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) has quietly been busy drafting an acquisition reform bill that strives to incentivize private sector businesses to seek defense contracts.
To mount a successful bid protest, your company will have to do one thing: prove competitive prejudice. The term means your firm is an “interested party” and was harmed by an unfair decision. Without it, your protest will be DOA.
Buyers Clubs … Innovation Labs … Skunk Works. Change usually comes to the federal government like a slow moving train. But, even a rickety locomotive picks up a lot of speed once it reaches the crest of a steep hill.
LA Times columnist Michael Hiltzik wrote that “2016 is shaping up as the year of ransomware.” Ransomware refers to malware that takes your computer – or network – hostage until a ransom is paid. How long before contractors are targeted?