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New Rules Proposed for Federal Women Owned Business Certification Program

To address issues long complicating certification process for the Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSBs) participating in the WOSB Contract Program the Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed rule changes and is inviting public comments before finalizing the new rules. The SBA rule changes only affect those contracting opportunities specifically... Read More

Mid-America Aerospace and Defense:  Business Beyond the Beltway 

People working in the Aerospace and Defense industry in the Washington D.C. area, specifically focused on U.S. Federal Government contracting, often take the resources, community, and proximity to ‘the action’ for granted.  This past week I had the opportunity to take part in the Mid-America Aerospace and Defense Summit, the first and largest concentration of Aerospace and Defense-focused... Read More

What the OT?! Other Transactions (OT)

1. Navigating Federal Acquisition  Navigating Federal acquisition is extremely complex; ergo, most companies take the most well-traveled paths or avoid the Federal market altogether.  Unlike the commercial market, it’s not enough to have a great product at a great price in the Federal space.  One of the most important principles in growing Federal business is... Read More