DoD Releases Cybersecurity Standards (CMMC)

DoD Releases Cybersecurity Standards (CMMC)

The Department of Defense (DoD) has released its final cybersecurity standards. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the name of the new standard. As a result of the new CMMC certification, all DoD contractors require this certification. Next, we will go into detail on the different levels of certification. Remember, that all DoD contracts will […]

COVID-19 Contract Performance & Guidance


The government has to restrict contract performance to those “Essential Business and Operations” contracts because of the COVID-19 virus. But what is the definition of Essential Business and Operations? The following meets the government’s requirements: Groceries & Medicine; Food, beverage, and licensed marijuana production & agriculture; Organizations that provide charitable and social services; Religious entities […]

Book Review: Is This Book Worth The Price?

Is This Book Worth the cost?

Today, we are on episode number 121 and our topic is on “Book Review “Government Contracting- How to Register Your Business, Land Huge Contracts, and Make it Rain!: The Only Guide You Need To Work For the Government Guaranteed “ written by Brad W. King. First, let’s discuss why I decided to do a book […]

Joint Ventures – 12 Advantages & Disadvantages

12 Advantages & Disadvantages of Joint Ventures

As a government contractor, you realize that teaming with a business partner can be a great way to capitalize on Government Contracting opportunities.  Especially if your business lacks the resources, capital, and marketing knowledge to make it happen.  Before you venture down this path let’s look at the 12 advantages and disadvantages of Joint Ventures. […]

GC Trends – Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

It is always interesting to review the trends in government contracting. Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) trends surprised me. But before I spoil the blog let’s look at total contracting dollars spent over the last decade. I started by computing the average contracting dollars spent over the last decade. Please refer to the chart labeled […]

Three Steps to Writing a Bid

Three Steps to Writing a Bid

Today’s topic is on Three Steps to Writing a Bid. These simple steps will make the proposal process easier.  Just try it. Step One There are three steps to writing a bid.  The first step is analyzing the solicitation.  It is imperative to read and understand the solicitation requirements.  As this will help you determine […]