G is for…GSA

The General Services Administration (GSA) manages one of the largest marketplaces in the world, bringing together business contractors and government customers. The GSA ‘Schedules’ program gives … [Read more...]

DOD to Require Cybersecurity Certification for **ALL** Vendors Next Year

The Department of Defense is creating a Cybersecurity Certification standard, to ensure that any vendor doing business with the agency has an adequate cybersecurity system, and can handle Controlled … [Read more...]

F is for…FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) apply to all federal contracts, and are used by all federal agencies when they purchase supplies or services. Every solicitation will cite these regulations. The … [Read more...]

E is For…EPA

The Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) clause applies to GSA Schedule contracts, and allows for price increases over the life of your contract, under specific circumstances. The amount and timing of any … [Read more...]

Subcontracting Opportunities With the Department of Defense

Whenever a large business is awarded a contract over a certain dollar amount, they must submit a Subcontracting Plan to the agency. The Subcontracting Plan details exactly how they will reach out to … [Read more...]

D is for….DPAS

Some Purchase Orders/RFQs issued by the Department of Defense are assigned priority ratings, under a system known as the Defense Priority Allocation System, or DPAS.  DX-rated orders have the highest … [Read more...]