GSA details improvements to FedRAMP

Today, March 28, the GSA will detail the improvements it is making to FedRAMP in a day-long seminar, with the intent to streamline the process for vendors and make it easier and faster to be approved. For more information, go to https://fcw.com/articles/2016/03/24/fedramp-revamp.aspx.  If you wish to participate in the live webcast of the event, go to https://www.fedramp.gov/event/fedramp-accelerated/

March 28th, 2016|Government Contracting|

NIH wants more veteran, HUBZone small businesses

The NIH is looking to add more small businesses to their acquisition vehicle! If your company qualifies, check out the article below for more information: http://www.federaltimes.com/story/government/it/health/2016/03/17/cio-sp3-ramp-on/81905732/

March 17th, 2016|Government Contracting|

Government Implements Acquisition Innovation Labs

On March 9, the White House announced a new initiative to foster more innovation in government agencies. In an effort to accelerate the development of digital acquisition capabilities, agencies are appointing Acquisition Innovation Advocates, among other requirements, to adopt emerging acquisition best practices. To read more about the potential changes coming to Federal acquisitions, click [...]

March 12th, 2016|Government Contracting|

D2DInc Blog Revamp

Since D2DInc began working exclusively with government customers, you may have noticed our blog dwindled out - but not anymore! Here at our corporate office, we keep abreast of the latest news in federal contracting, and we'd like to share that news with you! From now on, we will be posting interesting and important news we [...]

March 11th, 2016|Government Contracting|

JVs as a Teaming Strategy

Joint Ventures – a Great Way to Team on Federal Government Contracts   Most people are familiar with the concept of Joint Ventures (JVs); however there are many companies that could successfully use a joint venture, but aren’t aware of the particulars and benefits. This article provides a high level overview of JVs. You can [...]

March 13th, 2012|Government Contracting|

Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development

The SBA is conducting the fourth public meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The meeting will be held Friday January 20, 2012 from 9am to 12pm in the Eisenhower Conference Room, Side A & B, located on the 2nd floor at 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416.   The [...]

January 10th, 2012|Government Contracting|

National 8(a) Association 2012 Winter Conference (Update)

If you haven't heard, the National 8(a) Association 2012 Winter Conference is 2/7-8/12 in Florida. We previously posted information about the conference. All  of the details, including the updated agenda, are available on their website: http://www.national8aassociation.org/. Sounds like it will be a great event.

January 6th, 2012|Government Contracting|

Proposed DOL regulations for hiring of disabled persons

Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Individuals With Disabilities   The US Department of Labor issued a News Release about a new rule that would require both Federal contractors and subcontractors to set a 7% workforce hiring goal for persons with disabilities. This is in addition to the current diversity requirement [...]

December 9th, 2011|Government Contracting|

National 8(a) Association 2012 Winter Conference

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 [...]

December 6th, 2011|Government Contracting|

OMB Accelerated Payment Directive

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 [...]

November 1st, 2011|Government Contracting|

D2DInc’s guest blog for Sisarina’s Govcon Series

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, [...]

July 15th, 2011|Government Contracting|

E-Verify Self Check – The Next Chapter in Employment Eligibility Verification

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 [...]

March 21st, 2011|Government Contracting|