Many a contractor has submitted a proposal feeling great about the company’s chances only to be told their offers didn’t provide enough information or that content was misplaced. But, as one contractor discovered, too much info is just as bad.
News reports indicate the new Administration is getting off to a bumpy start regarding its transition efforts, which is leaving many Hill observers very unsure about future policies. Now, the Category Management program is also coming under fire. What’s next?
The Obama Administration is going out with a bang – just not the bang they’d hoped. Recently, we wrote about all the lawsuits filed to stop the overtime rule. Now, a Texas contractors group is working to kill “Fair Pay.”
In a negotiated procurement, every qualified offeror must be given an opportunity to submit a final proposal revision per FAR 15.307. The mistake some contractors make is changing parts of their proposals other than those flagged by the contracting officer.
Well, summer’s over, and Congress is back. Time to apply some elbow grease … Press noses to the grindstone … Pull out every stop. At the top of the list is passing a budget to literally keep the lights on.
On Wednesday, we wrote about the growing number of small Defense contractors that provide Professional Services alleging unfair contracting practices because of OASIS. Now, FAS is requesting industry feedback on its strategic plan, which may provide a platform for contractors.
After a long wait, the Small Business Administration (SBA) published the final rule governing mentor-protégé relationships. This set of rules provides regulations that will work government wide to give all contract officers a single set of standards for them to follow.
Figuring out how to structure a partnership between two or more companies in order to compete for a federal contract has always been tricky. Should you form a separate legal entity or affiliate yourselves? Like everything in contracting, it depends.
If your company sells software to government agencies, a new purchasing policy published today by the OMB and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) is going to affect you. Let’s just say there’s a new software sheriff in town.
Three years ago, The Washington Post wrote about the coming contracting opportunities for mid-tier contractors. The thinking was that budget cuts would give firms with experience and lower overhead an advantage in the market. So, how did that work out?