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System for Award Management Launches July 30th

The System for Award Management, or SAM, will launch on July 30th, 2012.  CCR and ORCA have already been disabled and will no longer accept new data, in order to allow the deployment of the new streamlined procurement resource. SAM,...

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Federal Contractors and Grant Recipients Getting Ready for SAM Migration

URGENT UPDATE - SAM deployment has been pushed back to late July to allow the GSA to further prepare the necessary capabilities and ensure a smooth transition. Change is coming soon for businesses and organizations that do business with the...

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SAM Migration – First Steps

In May 2012, the first phase of the System for Award Management (SAM) migration will take place.  SAM aims to combine the multiple federal procurement related web portals into one easy, streamlined system to eliminate redundancies and prevent data conflicts....

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What is SAM and How Will it Change Federal Contracting Procedures?

Coming in May 2012, the System for Award Management, or SAM for short, will begin being deployed in phases, beginning with the “Entity Management” capability and the EPLS portion of the “Performance Information” capability. SAM will combine eight separate federal...

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How to Register in the Dynamic Small Business Search

The SBA’s Dynamic Small Business Search is a vital component of any small business's government marketing strategy.  However many vendors either overlook this step or create an ineffective profile on the search, hurting their chances at winning government contracts. To...

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What is a DUNS Number and How Do I Get One?

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One of the first things a business needs to do in order to compete for government contracts is get a DUNS number from Dun & Bradstreet.  It is possible your business already has a DUNS number.  If not, you may...

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How to Complete FEMA and Disaster Relief Vendor Profile

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To work with FEMA, contractors must have a complete and valid System for Award Management (SAM) Registration including the optional Disaster Response Registry portion. FEMA can use this information to identify contractors who can provide required services, such as debris removal, reconstruction, supplies distribution,...

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