The federal government spends more than $500 billion on products and services each year, and approximately 635,000 contractors provide those products and services. You can be a federal contractor, too! But those who don't know the rules and regulations, or don't keep up with all the changes, will not be successful!
Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS CENTER provides timely news and views on the fast-changing federal acquisition process.
GETTING STARTED IN FEDERAL CONTRACTING, Fifth Edition
426 pages, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-912481-26-5, $49.95 or
The Federal Government is one of the very few areas of the economy that is growing - its contract spending has doubled in the last decade and is expected to increase even more! The Government has established goals of $125 billion in contract awards to small businesses, $25 billion to minority-owned businesses, $25 billion to women-owned businesses, and $15 billion to veteran-owned businesses!
For more than 30 years, Getting Started in Federal Contracting has been the standard reference for government contract information, guidance, and advice. Now, with this revised and expanded fifth edition, you have all the help you need to win your fair share of Government business!
Table of Contents Index
Chapter 11, Set-Asides and Preference Programs Chapter 13, Federal Supply Schedules
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RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCHES
6/24/16, EPA Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Construction and Architect-Engineer and Key Personnel Requirements
6/24/16, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS); Removal of Grant Handbook References
6/23/16, GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Transactional Data Reporting
6/22/16, Defense; Pilot Program Regarding Risk-Based Contracting for Smaller Contract Actions
6/21/16, Defense; Request for Information on Rights in Technical Data and the Validation of Proprietary Data Restrictions
6/21/16, Defense; Changes to the Decision Authorities of DOD Components for Acquisition of Services
6/21/16, Supreme Court; Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States
6/20/16, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Strategic Sourcing Documentation
6/20/16, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Acquisition Threshold for Special Emergency Procurement Authority
6/20/16, NASA FAR Supplement (NFS); Removal of Outdated and Duplicative Guidance
RECENT FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE NEWSLETTER
June 2016 (Vol. XVII, No. 6) [pdf version]
FAC 2005-88 Requires Safeguards of Contractor Information Systems
Four More FAR Rules Proposed
Defense Rouses Itself
GSA Addresses Unenforceable Supplier Terms