Monthly Archives: December 2021

Is Being A Small and Disadvantaged Business Enough?

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/activity-6877323364734771200-zOu8 Eye-opening article about the federal government’s work with small and disadvantaged businesses (SDB). However, the real take-away is that getting your 8(a), WOSB, SDVOSB, etc. status isn’t a guarantee that you’ll get federal work even if you’re actively pursuing it. You still need to market yourself effectively to the federal government, fully understand the... Read More

A Big ‘W’ for Small Businesses

A Big ‘W’ for Small Businesses By Gloria Larkin There was great news for small business contractors in early November, when the Oakland, Md.-based HUBZone Council announced a huge win. The good word came after the Department of Defense (DoD) released its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0 update, which concerns the agency’s efforts to enhance the cybersecurity practices... Read More

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, passed by the U.S. Congress. This legislation will provide $1 trillion ($550 billion in new spending) to upgrade and improve the nation’s roads, railways, bridges, water supply, and broadband internet. The investments... Read More