There are a lot of "associations" that hold themselves to be "experts" in government contracting. In many cases it's true; in others it's not true by any stretch of the imagination. And then you discover an association that embodies everything you want -- proactive, energetic, and populated with businesses that are looking to not only [...]
You may have heard that OMB issued a memorandum pertaining to the payment of government contractors. Gary Honig, our friend and biz associate from Creative Capital Associates, blogged about this on his website, excerpted below. Gary has good information that you should consider when you're reviewing/executing teaming agreements. -------------------------------------- On September 14, the Director of [...]
Our business associate (and frequent teaming partner) Sisarina Inc invited us to be a guest blogger for their govcon series. Click here to read our post "Get Your Small Business Up to Par for Government Work." We love working with them and highly recommend their services. About Sisarina: Sisarina is a fun-loving, dog-friendly, fast-paced, [...]
Molly Gimmel was a presenter on TargetGov’s teleconference “Proposals That Win – How to Focus, Write and Win Contracts”. The teleconference is available via download. For more information on the teleconference or the audio download, visit http://www.openpr.com/news/172741/TargetGov-Explains-How-to-Write-a-Winning-Proposal.html.
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency announced the launch of E-Verify Self Check. This system is similar to the E-Verify system that is currently available to employers, but this one is for individuals. It is voluntary, fast, and free. Self Check also provides information on how to correct any mismatches between the information the [...]
This Small Busines Administration press release is regarding the proposed increase in size standards to expand eligibility for Small Business Programs. We recommend that small businesses submit comments on the proposed changes by the May 16, 2011 deadline. Information on how to submit comments is at the end of the press release. The D2DInc staff [...]
Diana Dibble Kurcfeld spoke on government contracting at the DC Women's Business Center's seminar on the Federal Government's Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program.
Diana Dibble Kurcfeld participated on panel held by the Rockville Women's Business Center (WBC). talking about government contracting basics. The event introduced the SBA's Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program. Also on the panel were Bridget Bean, SBA's Washington area District Director; WBC's Lori Gillen; WPEO's Liz Cullen; and Clark Construction's Wesley Stith.
The White House announced that it will be changing how the government purchases and uses Information Technology. This is welcomed news and is overdue. Government contractors have always known that the IT acquisition process is long and drawn out. And while the government may request innovation in the solicitation, the proposed solution may not be [...]
Washington, DC saw record levels of snow in February 2010. The federal government was closed for four days. These two events on their own are daunting situations. Combined, they wreak havoc on government contractors. Kudos to the D2DInc staff for really working together to ensure deadlines were met and projects and proposals continued forward. We [...]
Do it Yourself HR Audit- Top 4 HR Compliance Issues Revisited. Today, let's talk: Harassment and Discriminationand the Fair Labor Standards Act – Exempt and Non-Exempt Classifications. Harassment and discriminationcan be extremely damaging to a company’s operations and success. Every company has the responsibility to ensure that their workplace is free from unlawful harassment and [...]
Diana Dibble Kurcfeld was featured in the first issue of the Small Giants Community "MojoMag" (pages 12-13). Issue contains information on the organization and the small giants community. Click here to download a copy of the magazine.