Steps to Succeeding as a Government Contractor

John Lynch Contributed by John Lynch, acquisition specialist at US Federal Contractor Registration Recently, a former client of US Federal Contractor Registration received a $1 billion contract. That’s billion with a B. $1 billion. A small veteran-owned business...

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Rule Outlining Discrimination Policies for Contractors Published

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) on Wednesday, June 15, published a final rule outlining for federal contractors rules around discrimination on the basis of gender and affirmative action (i.e., treating all applicants and employees equally without regard to gender). This is the...

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GSA Simplifies Doing Business with the Government

The U.S. General Services Administration on Thursday, April 6, 2016, launched what it is affectionally calling its "Making It Easier (MIE)" program. The MIE program, according to GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth, makes working with the government easier for new and innovative...

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Programs Available for Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently presented a report to Congress focusing on the Agency’s outreach to aspiring and established women veteran entrepreneurs. The report to Congress included U.S. Census data, reflecting the uptick of women veteran entrepreneurship, along with some...

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Category Management May Not Be Key to Streamlining Federal Purchasing

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The Obama administration’s efforts to streamline federal purchasing have included something called category management—essentially organizing products into groupings that can be managed more efficiently as business units to maximize savings. That approach was inspired by a similar category management program in place in the...

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