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  • Department of Defense Announces Establishment of the Trusted Capital Digital Marketplace Feb 2 2021 The Department of Defense is proud to announce the establishment of the Trusted Capital Digital Marketplace (TCDM). The program establishes trusted sources of funding for small and medium-sized providers of innovative defense-critical capabilities, offering long-term strategic benefit and combatting predatory investment practices. On Jan. 13, 2021, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen M. ... Read more >>
  • Preparing Capture Strategies for 2021 Jan 5 2021By: Jacquie Spearman, Charlotte PTAC As we begin the new year, 2021 brings new challenges and opportunities for government contractors. We leave behind a tumultuous year where companies have had to pivot to stay in business. The government has also had to establish new or modified processes for doing business. These updates included SBA consolidating ... Read more >>
  • Cybersecurity Contracting Preparations Update Dec 1 2020By Thomas Gerke, Utah PTAC There are 17 practices in CMMC Level 1 that also map to NIST 800-171 capabilities.  They fall into four general domains: Access Control, Identification and Authentication, Media Protection, Physical Protection, System and Communication Protection, and System and Information Integrity.  Your clients should be implementing these right now.  The CMMC says these ... Read more >>
  • Federal Offices of Small Business Programs Offer Contracting Assistance Dec 1 2020By Joel Guge, PTAC Advisor at North Carolina State University The government of the United States realizes the important role that small businesses play in the success of this country’s economy. Of all the agencies that make up the federal government, one of the best opportunities for assistance, and often the one that is most overlooked by ... Read more >>
  • The Government Purchase Card – Quick and Easy Access to Government Sales Sep 3 2020By: PTAC Advisor James Chestnut In a recent interaction with a client both of us determined that their product, trophies and plaques, was not conducive with Government contracting in general. In doing a deeper dive into their business we did make the discovery that they were getting some business from a local military base but on ... Read more >>