Tag Archives: government contractors

Unanet Adds New Features To ERP Technology Platform; Assad Jarrahian Quoted

Assad Jarrahian

Unanet announced on Tuesday new features for its ERP technology platform purpose-built for government contractors. The features are designed to target user experience and offer intelligent functionality to both platforms. Unanet clients will have access to tools for real-time data insights, flexibility and the ability to make informed business decisions. The features also comply with the latest regulations and legal requirements. 

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How Coronavirus May Effect Federal Contracts and Contractors; Upcoming POC Keynote Speaker Soraya Correa Quoted

In a March 5 letter to agency contractors, Soraya Correa, the Department of Homeland Security's chief procurement officer told her contracting staff to keep advised of the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) using the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines. 

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How will CMMC Directly Affect Defense Contractors: What You Need to Stay Informed as Regulations Change; Katie Arrington Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has noted that cybersecurity requirements for the Department of Defense contractors will view the model as being in a “constant state of evolution” over the next few years, so what can contractors do to keep up with the current changes? 

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Tom Davis: GOP-Run Congress Could Mean New GovCon Opportunities

Tom Davis, a former congressman of Virginia, predicts a Republican-controlled Congress may push for new measures that could help government contracting firms, GovExec reported Friday. Charles Clark writes Davis and several industry analysts provided their post-election analyses during a Professional Services Council-sponsored panel discussion Friday. Davis said Republicans appear to …

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DoD-GSA Report Recommends Cybersecurity Controls in Contractor Operations

A joint study from the Defense Department and General Services Administration recommends implementing cybersecurity requirements in processes and services of government contractors, Fierce Government IT reported Monday. David Perera writes the “Improving Cybersecurity and Resilience through Acquisition” report proposes security controls to be integrated into a company’s operations and contracted …

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DC, Minnesota Officials Share Health Exchange Prep Strategies

Government contractors and employees worked together under a tight deadline in an effort to get health insurance marketplaces online, Nextgov reported Friday. Joseph Marks writes HIX teams in Washington, D.C. and Minnesota conducted a series of load and stress tests, performed system updates and gathered input from consumers before they …

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Senators Bring Bill to Cut Max Contractor Reimbursement

Two senators introduced a bill Friday to lower the maximum amount for reimbursement of government contractor salaries. Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced the Common-Sense Contractor Compensation Act to lower the maximum reimbursement rate and extend the limit to all contracting employees. Contracting firms have been allowed to charge …

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