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Historically Underutilized Business Zone for Information Technology GWACs

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) firms now have available for Information Technology GWACs.   These contracts enable federal agencies to fulfill their information technology (IT) requirements through the utilization of small businesses that are located in HUBZones. Agencies have a statutory goal...

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OASIS Small Business (SB) Program

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

OASIS and OASIS Small Business (SB) are multiple award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts that provide flexible and innovative solutions for complex professional services. These contracts: Span many areas of expertise and mission spaces; Span multiple professional service disciplines;...

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GSA Investigates Temporary Outage of .gov Websites

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The General Services Administration (GSA) is investigating what caused a number of .gov websites to mysteriously go down this past week.  GSA spokeswoman Mafara Hobson along with other GSA officials are speculating that it occurred due to the new DNSSEC...

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NDAA Improves Subcontracting Opportunities for Federal Contractors in 2013

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The Federal Government’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is reenforcing subcontracting opportunities by closely monitoring prime contractors that offer subcontracting plans. According to FAR 52.219-9 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), prime contractors must make specific outreach efforts to small business subcontractors...

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GSA’s OASIS Program Will Create New Uncapped Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

How does a government contract with uncapped earning potential sound? Almost sounds too good to be true right! Well it is on its way to becoming a reality. The General Services Administration’s (GSA) One Acquisition for Integrated Services program, or better...

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First Steps to Government Contracting

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

For some time now contractors have had to constantly search throughout the internet to track down information on government contracting. This would require most businesses to jump from source to source to find exactly what they are looking for. Well now...

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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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How to Draft a Capability Statement

After you've completed your SAM registration, it's time to start marketing your business to Federal agencies.  The best way to get your foot in the door with purchasing officers is by sending them your capabilities statement.  This is a concise,...

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Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council Plans to Further Help Small Business in Government Contracting

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Out of the total $500 billion that goes to government contracting, 23% of all of those contracts are devoted small business. Roughly $115 billion are currently set aside for businesses that meet the federal requirements. In an even more fair...

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