Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) apply to all federal contracts, and are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services. Some regulations are printed out in … [Read more...]

DoD’s New Pilot Program for Innovative Products and Services

The Dept. of Defense has launched a new 4-year pilot program that will allow their Contracting Officers to buy ‘innovative goods and services’ without following formal RFP procedures. This class … [Read more...]

Federal Agencies Encourage Purchase of ‘Green’ Products

  Federal agencies must ensure that 95% of new contracts for products are for items that are energy-efficient; water-efficient; biobased; environmentally-preferable; are non-toxic or use … [Read more...]

Doing Business with the US Citizenship & Immigration Services

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services will host its first Quarterly Conference Call with Industry on July 31, 2018, at 1:00 pm EDT. The agency will be discussing FY18 fourth quarter … [Read more...]

NAICS Code Appeals

When a solicitation is issued, the Contracting Officer designates the NAICS code which best describes the principal purpose of the product or service being acquired, and the corresponding size … [Read more...]

Small Disadvantaged Business – Self-Certify or 8(a)?

Should a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) self-certify its status in the System for Award Management? Or is it better to complete the more rigorous requirements for the 8(a) Business Development … [Read more...]