Often the most difficult part of doing business with the federal government is obtaining that first contract. There seems to be a catch-22 embedded into the system where the government wants contractors with experience, but how do you gain experience if you can’t win a contract? The government has recognized this difficulty and has developed […]
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The Contract Disputes Act (CDA)1 governs all aspects of contractor claims against the government and government claims against contractors. Most contractors are at least familiar with the rules concerning claims against the government, but few are aware that the rules work both ways. The CDA provides that “each claim by the federal government against a […]
“Cyber Reserve:” is a DHS initiative where a number of computer security experts would be available on a moment’s notice to assist the Federal Government in the event of a crippling cyber-attack. DHS is currently looking at retired government employees now working for private companies.
Just what exactly is “Strategic Sourcing?” According to the GSA website: “Strategic sourcing is the structured and collaborative process of critically analyzing an organization’s spending patterns to better leverage its purchasing power, reduce cost and improve overall performance.” And in plain English, that means going to a more centralized purchasing as opposed to the decentralized […]