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  • General Services Administration (GSA) Update Oct 31, 2017

    Direct your clients to GSA’s MAS Roadmap

    GSA’s website is full of information about the contract award process, but interviews with vendors tell us many find the Federal Acquisition Service’s (FAS) pages jargon-heavy and hard to navigate, with information not appearing ... Read more »

  • The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NC DIDI) Oct 31, 2017

    By Nimasheena N. Burns, Director Communications and Project Management, NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

    The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NC DIDI) is excited to announce the launch of the initiatives mapping survey for the state’s defense supply ... Read more »

  • SBA Seeking Input on Reducing Regulations Aug 30, 2017

    Public comments sought regarding regulations to repeal, replace, or modify

    On August 15, 2017, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) released a request for information (“RFI”) www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-08-15/pdf/2017-17176.pdf seeking input from the public as to which SBA regulations should be ... Read more »

  • Cybersecurity Aug 30, 2017

    By Rebecca Barbour, SBTDC/PTAC Counselor at North Carolina State University

    Cybersecurity is a topic that continues to receive a lot of attention and discussion, particularly for federal contractors. The newest version of the DFARS clause, 252.204-7012 “Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and ... Read more »

  • Carroll Communications Jun 22, 2017

    By Scott Barker, SBTDC/PTAC counselor at East Carolina University

    Carroll Communication’s contract with General Dynamics was over a year in the making. As a tier one defense contractor, General Dynamics, is very selective about companies with whom they partner. ... Read more »

  • Beware of Phishing Attempts Jun 22, 2017

    By Scott Barker, SBTDC/PTAC counselor at East Carolina University

    There has been a growing level of deceptive attempts to attract companies looking to pursue governmental contracts into registering with false sites designed to charge money for services that are normally done ... Read more »