The Federal Aviation Authority Transitions to Beta.SAM

When most federal agencies moved their contract opportunities from the old FedBizOpps system to the new Beta.SAM  system last year, the Federal Aviation Authority initially held out, and kept their … [Read more...]

Writing a Business Plan – a Road Map to Success

  The SBA is currently celebrating "Write a Business Plan Month", and encouraging you to take that first, most important step: writing your Business Plan. There’s no standard way to create … [Read more...]

I is for… IDIQ

An Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract has no guaranteed total quantity of services or products that will be acquired.  There may be a guaranteed minimum quantity, or an estimated … [Read more...]

H is for…Hub-Zone

All federal agencies have procurement goals for contracting with certain categories of small businesses, including Veteran-owned, Women-owned, Disadvantaged/Minority-owned, and businesses located … [Read more...]

Your Damaged Money May Still Have Value

What Can You Do If Your Money Gets Damaged? If your small business keeps currency of any value in-house, what happens if it gets damaged - in a fire or a flood; an accidental chemical spill, or … [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...]