DSBS – Your Capability Statement to the Government

  As you’re probably aware, federal agencies have goals for awarding a certain percentage of their contract dollars to particular types of businesses (23% for small businesses; 5 % for … [Read more...]

SAM Registration Update – Notarized Authorization Requirement Expanded & Clarified

  Two weeks ago we wrote about the recent hack into the System for Award Management (SAM) site,  where some registered companies found their bank account information altered, allowing  … [Read more...]

Contractor Alert – E-mail Scam Sending Fake Purchase Orders to Contractors

The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) posted a notice on FedBizOpps today, alerting businesses about an email scam that’s sending out fake RFQs and POs to federal contractors. The notice … [Read more...]

What Should a Capability Statement Look Like?

Unlike a corporate brochure, your Capability statement is brief, emphasizes your experience, and lists information and codes specific to federal contracting (GSA #; CAGE code; NAICS codes; small … [Read more...]

Bid Protests Go Online – and Include a Filing Fee

  The Government Accountability Office plans to launch an Electronic Bid Protest Docketing System on May 1st , where you can securely file protests to federal contract awards. In the past, … [Read more...]

Two Scams Aimed at Veterans

The US Postal Inspection Service and AARP are warning former and current military members about scams aimed at Veterans, including fake charitable giving requests, and Veterans benefit or pension … [Read more...]