Watchdog Finds Flaws in Certification Process for Women-Owned Small Businesses

Jun 26, 2018 By Charles S. Clark A review of a major portion of sole-source federal contracts in 2016 and early 2017 awarded to self-certified women-owned companies showed that 50 out of 56—worth as much as $52 million—did not follow regulations, according to an inspector genera...

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The Continuing Need to Emphasize Improved Acquisition Through Government/Industry Communication, or “Can We Talk?”

March 13, 2018By Michael Fischetti The Deputy Secretary of Defense recently issued a memorandum to all Department of Defense (DOD) components outlining national defense strategy (NDS) intentional engagement with industry to “harness and protect the National Security Innovation Base as well a...

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NCMA Announces Board of Directors for 2018–2019 Program Year

May 14, 2018 By Amanda Gillespie NCMA is led by volunteer members who are elected officers. The 2018–2019 Board of Directors are: Charlie Williams (President) Debra Scheider, CPCM, Fellow (President-Elect) Kimberly Rupert, CPCM, CFCM, Fellow (Past President) Tim Applegate, CPCM (Direct...

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