Small Business Federal Government Contracting

I am a volunteer counselor, specializing in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses, offering free assistance in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. 2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Receives many inquiries from small companies wishing to enter or enhance their position in federal government contracting.

Ken Larson

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Ken Larson July 9 - Small Business Federal Government Contracting

2021 National Defense Authorization Act May Allow Tracking DOD Researchers

House lawmakers last week passed an amendment to the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act that would allow the Defense Department to track U.S. and foreign student researchers on national security projects, despite privacy concerns. The amendment aims to close a loophole in the 2020 NDAA that excluded basic DOD research at academic institutions from information-sharing requirements.
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Ken Larson July 3 - Small Business Federal Government Contracting

Adaptive Acquisition Framework — Ready, Set, Contract?

This new Adaptive Acquisition Framework displays a patent willingness to put substantial trust in program managers by moving decision-making authority as close to the program manager as possible. For this new framework to prevail, there must be trust in contracting officers by moving authority for actions as close to the decision-maker — the contracting officer — as possible.
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Ken Larson July 2 - Small Business Federal Government Contracting

US-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enters into Force, Officially Replacing NAFTA

On July 1, 2020, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into force, officially replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). USMCA is a ground-breaking achievement for U.S. small businesses and is the first trade agreement ever to include a full chapter dedicated to small business interests.
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