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Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) Interface

SAM Migration

Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) is the designated Army portal for communicating contracting opportunities and notices to its industry partners and the general public. ASFI provides industry partners with a single Army entry point and a simplified method for...

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Government Contracting Tips: Code Breakdown

8(a) Certification

Code Breakdown   CODE - DUNS Number Definition - Data Universal Numbering System Description - A unique identifier assigned by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B); mandatory to begin SAM registration. This is entered into SAM as a nine-digit numeric code, using...

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DoD’s Clause Logic Service (CLS) will Improve the Quality and Quantity of Government Contracts for Small Business

GOVERNMENTCONTRACTINGTIPS.COM

After much anticipation the Department of Defense (DoD) has finally released their much awaited web-service that will help refine and broaden procurement efficiency. The main objective for this new web interface is to allow provisions and clauses to DoD procurement...

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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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Obama Meets with Labor Leaders over ‘Balanced Plan’ Preparation

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Shortly after his re-election campaign win, President Obama is preparing to meet with numerous labor leaders at the White House to resolve economic issues.  The purpose of the ‘Balanced Plan’ that Obama will be urging Congress to pass with correct...

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Blackberry’s Future Uncertain as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Makes the Move to Apple Devices

Despite its longstanding history as the Federal Government's preferred mobile device, in recent years Blackberry has been losing its grip on the federal market. With announcements from both the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and prominent government contractor Booz...

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Should the Federal Government Influence Non-Discrimination by Contractors Through Legislation?

A recent proposal by the Department of Labor to encourage the hiring of disabled employees as well as rumored talks between the DoL and the White House on amending Executive Order 11246 to include protection to LGBT workers brings up...

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FedBizOpps Features: Small Business Events

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

One of the best in-roads for small business vendors is networking.  Making connections and building relationships with contracting officers and other vendors allows small businesses to access micro purchases, subcontracting and teaming opportunities and get the scoop on upcoming projects. ...

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