Federal Updates for Small Business

Federal Updates for Small Businesses By: Gloria Larkin Owners and employees of government contractors and small businesses that have been ― and presume that that they still are ― certified for a procurement set aside under the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) and/or Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) Program, read on.... Read More

Artificial Intelligence: Powerful Procurement Impact Underway

Artificial Intelligence: Powerful Procurement Impact Underway By Gloria Larkin In a recent presentation for the Ft Detrick contracting community, a contracting officer shared this anecdote: The contracting office in which he works used to employ over 150 people. Now in 2021, 43 people remain, who are tasked with larger spending budget responsibilities and increased pressure... Read More

Capture Your Percent

Capture Your Percent By: Jenny Bonilla As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we celebrate the many WOSBs that are winning, performing, and leading in federal contracting, like Civility Management Solutions lead by Laurie Sayles. We also celebrate the many partners and programs that support WOSBs from ChallengeHER, all the national PTAC’s;  to Women... Read More

Biden’s Buy American Executive Order

Biden’s Buy American Executive Order By: Gloria Larkin Among the numerous Executive Orders (EOs) President Joe Biden has signed since his inauguration is the directive entitled, “Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers.” Dated Jan. 25, this action is aimed at fulfilling his campaign pledge to strengthen Buy American rules... Read More