D2DInc to attend WOSB Conference on Thursday

D2DInc is excited to attend the Department of Education Woman-Owned Small Business Conference this Thursday, March 24. Conferences like this at Government agencies provide a unique opportunity to network with other small business and government employees, while also learning of upcoming procurements! Emma Troxler will be representing D2DInc at this conference. 

March 21st, 2016|Small Business networking events|

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|

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|

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|

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|

SBA Proposes Increase in Size Standards for Some Industries

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 [...]

March 16th, 2011|Government Contracting|

White House Announces Change to IT Strategy

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 [...]

November 22nd, 2010|Government Contracting|

Now is the Time to Plan for Inclement Weather

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 [...]

November 16th, 2010|Government Contracting|

Top 4 HR Compliance Issues- Part II

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 [...]

November 9th, 2010|human resources|