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  • Federal vendor database – WWW.SAM.GOV – hacked Mar 30, 2018

    By Mark G. Mills, PTAC Program Director at North Carolina State University

    The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced that fraudulent activity has allegedly taken place within the System for Award Management (SAM). SAM is the federal government’s vendor database. ... Read more »

  • PTAC Client Success Story: Williamson & Moore Inc. Mar 30, 2018

    By George Griffin, PTAC counselor at NC A&T

    Williamson & Moore Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran- Owned Small Business established in 2016. Angela Williamson, owner, is a retired Service-Disabled Veteran having served 28 years, and 9 months in the U.S. ... Read more »

  • GSA – Federal Agencies “Purchaser” and “Landlord” Feb 7, 2018

    By Richard Speights, PTAC Counselor at UNC-Charlotte

    GSA (General Services Administration) provides centralized procurement for the federal government, offering billions of dollars’ worth of products, services, and facilities that federal agencies need to accomplish their mission of public service. GSA’s ... Read more »

  • Strategically Accessing Federal Government Contracts Feb 7, 2018

    By Richard Speights, PTAC Counselor at UNC-Charlotte

    The Federal Government is the premiere marketplace for small and large businesses, annually awarding purchasing and contracting transactions (contracts, purchase orders, etc.) valued at over $500 billion. Although a large portion of those dollars ... Read more »

  • 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 »