The defense authorization bill currently being debated in the Senate drew a veto threat from President Obama, partly because of proposed aquisition reforms. The bill would make organizational changes in the Pentagon and DCAA, among other changes. You can find more information here.
Several GWACs and large agency IDIQ contracts are going to be open for bidders within the next few months. D2DInc is creating proposal templates for these opportunities that will be available for sale. Using our proposal templates will allow companies to ensure that their proposals are complete and compliant with all RFP requirements.The templates are [...]
The passing of the Stimulus bill and the finalizing of the federal government budget have had numerous positive effects on the government contracting community. Money is now available so projects are moving forward, solicitations are being released, and contracts are being awarded. Its amazing because not too long ago, many companies were suffering. These same [...]
We have been getting a lot of questions about federal government contracting in 2009 and contracting during the Obama administration coming in later this month. So we decided to pass on our insights and recommendations to our blog's readers.One thing President-elect Obama has promised is change. But what does that mean? Does this mean less [...]
A newly proposed rule from the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council attempts to clarify for contracting officers procurement rules regarding small-businesses set-asides by stating: There is no order of precedence among the 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zone or service-disabled veteran-owned small-business programs. Contracting officers first must consider directing any small-business [...]
In a February 5, 2008 hearing on regulatory fairnesss, American Small Business League (ASBL) Communications Director Chris Gunn highlighted a need for greater enforcement of the regulations created to prevent the diversion of Federal small business contracts to large companies and their subsidiaries. As a result of this testimony, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office [...]
This article by Inc.com highlights the issues with the new regulations pertaining to set aside contracts for women-owned business. In a nutshell, only 4 industries out of the 313 listed in the procurement registry would be eligible for federal agencies to set aside contracts for women-owned business. The article also references statistics from the US [...]
Addx Corporation, a D2DInc client since 2003, has just been named to the Inc. 500! This prestigious list represents the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the US. Congratulations to Bill Millward, Addx's President, and the rest of the Addx Team!!! Check out their website: www.addxcorp.com.