The Qualification The Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) certification is very similar to the Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) program; however, it does have a few distinctions.
Why Ethics Exist in Business: When dealing with the government, or really any industry, people should be very conscious of ethics codes. The United States Office of Government Ethics (OGE), which is primarily concerned with the executive branch of government, clearly identifies what private companies are and are not allowed to do for government workers. For example, there are specific restrictions on paid travel, bribery, gifts, and payments. Likewise, there are repercussions that follow violations of any of these rules. The reason behind such strict regulations is the government attempts to protect the integrity of our companies and government officials.
Do you know what the real benefits of being on the GSA Schedule are? Learn the top 10 reasons (and advantages) why you should consider it.
Background: On Thursday, June 21st, 2018 my colleague Andrew Wahlgren and I attended a GSA Industry Day at GSA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. to discuss “Procurement through commercial e-Commerce portals.” The talks were very informational, with unique perspectives from the General Services Administration (GSA) representatives, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) representatives, and high-stake company executives.
What Best-In-Class Actually Means Government contract vehicles labelled “Best-In-Class” (BIC) are deemed the highest preforming contracts by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). There are currently over 30 BIC contracts, which help individual buyers to narrow their scope when looking to onboard or subcontract.