For a federal contractor, the best motivation for a new year's resolution is a better shot at more work.
Few acquisition methods have proven as popular with agency buyers than indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contracts. Protests, though, have killed off at least one planned IDIQ, and threaten to delay or stop a couple of others.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, offers an inside look at some of the most unusual questions he’s received this year.
The latest continuing resolution will keep the government funded somehow until Feb. 18. But it means any fresh initiatives won't have a chance to get underway until March at the earliest.
Despite the strength of the market, dark clouds hover over contractors. That's according to Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners. He explained why on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The world of procurement the last week has been dropped into a blender. Federal Drive with Tom Temin got an assessment from federal sales and marketing consultant Larry Allen.
For many entrepreneurs, private equity is one way to finance their establishment. But now we've learned that equity owners can wind up on the hook for false claims actions against the contractor they've invested in.
Between COVID-related mandates and burgeoning cybersecurity requirements and False Claims Act threats, is it still worth the trouble for companies to try and obtain federal business?
The federal contracting community will feel relieved if Congress proceeds with a continuing resolution, and avoids a lapse in appropriations. Fondly known as a government shutdown.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss GWACs, CMMC, CIO-SP4 and the state of the current government contracting market.
Prison time, restitution, lifetime debarment, loss of your company. That's what can happen if you bribe a federal contracting official, as one contractor found out recently.
Congress is focused this week on long-term infrastructure spending. But the clock is quickly winding down on the end of the fiscal year deadline to keep the basic functions of government working.
There are real questions about the duration of a likely continuing resolution, and whether it’ll be long enough to avert a government shutdown.
Contractor employees who haven't done so already need to roll up those sleeves and get a vaccination — that is, if they want to go back on site.