Category: Articles

NCMA World Congress – Stay in the Know

Last month, I was honored to speak on the Contractor Performance Assessment Rating System (CPARS) at the 60th Annual National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, the single largest gathering of federal contracting professionals in the country.  More than 2,200 contracting professionals come together to contribute to and learn from other thought leaders, establish new,... Read More

Proposal Management; Increasing Wins at the FY End

Decades of federal government contract spending habits have proven to be a direct cause of the dramatic increase in awarded contracts as the September 30 fiscal year-end approaches. Even with a reduced budget, the “use it or lose it” mentality is a driving force in government purchasing at this time of the year, whether it is for a $100 credit card purchase or a $10 billion contract. Although not all agencies award their contracts in this way, a large... Read More

Better Vets Summit: Help the Vet

The Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks and the Arkansas Small Business Association (SBA) partnered to host the 7th Annual Northwest Arkansas (NWA) Better Vets Community Summit.  This annual military veteran-centric event focuses on providing veterans with resources across the region, with an emphasis on suicide awareness, employment, and small business resources. Caroline Dotson, the... Read More