All 50 states have now declared individual state emergencies and joined the President’s national emergency declaration of March 13, 2020. Government contracting in a crisis is not contracting as usual. The federal government continues actively contracting, although new channels and processes have opened to expedite procurement of goods and services to not just address the... Read More
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Different Types of Capability Statements?
Contractors working with the Federal Government are often asked, “can you send me your Capability Statement?” in some form or another. It happens when you’re responding to a Sources Sought Notice, meeting with an agency representative or just attending an event with a strong Federal presence. But do they always mean the same document? How... Read More
A Capability Statement is a Living Document
Contractors often struggle with the idea that their Capability Statement is more effective if it is thought of as a “living document” and changed every time it is sent out. Usually when clients approach me for consulting on their Capability Statement they’re looking for a static piece of marketing material that they can mass... Read More
The 2019 NDAA and its Effects on Small Business
Recently, the President signed into law the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA/ H.R. 5515) for Fiscal Year 2019, which included several provisions affecting government contractors. This annual NDAA process addresses military funding requirements and commits the Department of Defense (DoD) and other agencies to specific rules, regulations, and laws. Read below to... Read More