Category: Contracting Strategies and Tactics

Discover the latest insights on contracting strategies and tactics, including impacts of inflation, procurement policies, and MRAS. Stay informed to avoid pitfalls and seize new opportunities.

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

MRAS: Marketing Research as a Service In a recent presentation to the federal contracting community, a contracting officer shared this challenge: The contracting office in which he works used to employ over 150 people. Today, 43 people remain, who are tasked with larger spending budget responsibilities and increased pressure to turn around acquisitions quicker, with... Read More

Inflationary Impacts on Contracting

Feds Addressing Inflationary Impacts, Possible Actions By Gloria Larkin Who remembers what the acronym WIN meant back in the 1970s? Those of you who recall that the letters stood for Whip Inflation Now, a grassroots effort that was supported by President Gerald Ford, can go straight to the trivia bonus round. While that effort was... Read More

New NDAA Alters Procurement Landscape

President Biden recently authorized more than $700 billion in defense spending when he signed the Fiscal 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. Key to the act are the provisions that will shape federal procurement policies and forecast areas, including:  Support for Domestic Preferences, Supply Chain Security Congress supports the strong domestic preference requirements that illustrate its... Read More