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Managing the Risks and Performance of Government Contracts and Grants

The administration of federal government awards starts with signing the contract by both parties, or the acceptance of a grant by a grantee. Government Contract Administration is the fulfilling of the...

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Contract Negotiations with the Federal Government

Preface: This blog is intended for companies that do not have extensive experience with Federal Government contracting. It is written for contracts.  Grants are not covered, as grant negotiations...

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Introduction to Government Contract Management Part II - The Proposal

The Contract Management and Administration function is critical to the success of any government contractor, both large and small. The Contract Manager (“CM”) is responsible for “the business” aspect...

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Introduction to Government Contract Management - Part I: The RFP Review

The Contract Management and Administration function is critical to the success of any government contractor, both large and small. The Contract Manager (“CM”) is responsible for “the business” aspect...

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Government Contract Management Expertise is Critical in Unpredictable Times

Many questions can keep government contractors awake at night:   "why am I losing money on this contract," “ will I be able to deliver on time,” or “ what happens if my contract is terminated?

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Accounting Firms are a Dime a Dozen...

Between direct contract work, deadlines, compliance issues, and trying to stay afloat during a pandemic, contractors and grantees have enough on their plates just trying to keep the lights on. And sure,...

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What do I do if My Contract is Terminated for Convenience?

Many in the government contracting world will remember the Federal Government's "Super Committee" working to slash spending from the budget, and other Federal Agencies scrambling to identify ways to slash...

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Success in Government Contracting – It’s More Than Just Direct Work

Most small business government contractors and grantees are understandably focused on things like their direct work, avoiding a DCAA audit, or just delivering product &/or CDRL’s.  Running a successful,...

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