Category: Government Contracting Institute

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

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

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

CPARS.gov Now Official Source for Federal Past Performance Information

By Gloria Larkin The U.S. federal government’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) has completed the merger of the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS) with the Contract Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS.gov). CPARS now serves as the federal report card system for prime contractors providing services and products to the U.S. federal government.   The IAE... Read More