Who are you? (Refresher)

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the common question “when should I contact the Contracting Officer during the acquisition…

368 – What is Privity of Contract?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul talk relationships and how the government, prime contractors, and subcontractors must take care in…

363 – What is a Show Cause Notice?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the final step before a Contracting Officer terminates a government contract, the “show…

358 – Unequal Exchanges

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul describe a key feature of government source selections, FAR 15.306’s prohibition on favoring one…

355 – What is a Cure Notice?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Cure notice? It’s not as good as it sounds. Kevin and Paul describe this element of the…

346 – What is a Contract Vehicle?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss why government acquisition pros may choose to use to award new work through…

342 – Colors of Money

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) What does “Color of Money” mean? Kevin and Paul describe why the color of money matters and…

336 – LPTA Update

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Lowest Price Technical Acceptable (LPTA) is an acquisition strategy that recently become controversial enough that acquisition regulations…

332 – The Selection Zone

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the Selection Zone, the last of the four Acquisition Time Zones. (Episode 317…

330 – Doing Business With The VA (w/David Geary)

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Paul talks about common acquisition practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs with special guest David Geary,…

328 – The RFP Zone

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the RFP Zone, the third of the four Acquisition Time Zones. (Episode 317…

327 – What is an Independent Monitor?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) What can happen when a contractor breaks the rules? We’ve talked about suspension and debarment, the extreme…

325 – The Market Research Zone

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the Market Research Zone, the second of the four Acquisition Time Zones. (Episode…

323 – What is a Mid-Size Business? (REFRESHER)

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) FAR 2.101 defines small business. Everything else is a large business. Most companies, however, are not very…

315 – RFP Questions with Wendy Frieman

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Given the complexity of most Government Requests for Proposals (RFPs) questions are inevitable. Paul discusses the sensitive…