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So you want to become a government contractor? Let’s start with the long pole in the tent: If you want to win government contracts, you must first be registered in the System for Award Management …
The guidance states that “In order to understand the cyber risk to your business, you should conduct a Cyber Risk Assessment. This will help to ensure that your approach to cyber security is proportionate. Whilst there is no prescribed format …
Contact tracing is the public health practice of informing people when they’ve been exposed to a contagious disease and it’s used by health departments to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. This is typically done by a workforce of people who …
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) with the potential for commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation’s R&D arena, high-tech …
Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched a new search website powered by machine learning that can help researchers quickly and easily search tens of thousands of research papers and documents using natural language questions. The Allen Institute for AI (AI2) released the …
Join Raj Sharma for a discussion and demonstration of how to search for COVID-19 related suppliers and find data on the market using our supplier intelligence platform, GovShop. Barriers to Entry in …
A new service has been launched which uses open contracting data to help government buyers find suppliers across the world as they respond to the coronavirus crisis. The tool, built by open data business Spend Network, enables buyers looking for …
The World Bank’s Global Public Procurement Database (GPPD) captures data about country procurement and e-Procurement systems at a global level. The aim of the GPPD is to promote procurement reform and innovation through improved transparency and knowledge-sharing, by providing a …
Every activity a contracting professional does impacts the outcome they achieve, and some are more important than others. If you mail in the price estimate, you can make up for it during the evaluation. But if you skimp …
The Commercial Acquisition Resources: Examples, Roles, and References was developed jointly by the DCMA Commercial Item Group and the Defense Acquisition University and fills a gap in the learning assets we use to help educate and set expectations for both …