Category: Blog

The ABCs of BPAs and IDIQs

Defining BPAs A Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA), or “charge account,” is an “agreement” between the government and a contractor. BPAs are typically used when the government anticipates requirements for supplies or services on a recurring basis or does not know the exact items, quantities, or delivery requirements. The BPA contains pre-negotiated terms and conditions that […]

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Automate Your Contract Data Requirements List Management to Gain Back Valuable Time & Cut Costs

How do you keep it all organized? How do you manage the curveballs being thrown your way? There are on the fly requests, timelines that need updates, communication of the changes and reports to be created because of the requirements. We feel the stress level rising, but keeping it centralized, transparent, and automated will help you not only gain back valuable time but also have real-time visibility into the status of contract deliverables.

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What Challenges Do You Face as a Contracts Professional?

Unison CLM spearheaded a request to the industry so we could better understand challenges in government contracting. See the results.

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Market Research 101 for Contracting Officers

The best market research is based on actual procurements. With the recent improved visibility into federal spending, why is the value so limited for market research? Most solutions rely on NAICS or PSC search results, but the real value comes from line-item level (Level 3) data. By understanding market research at the core, you will be able to use it to find qualified vendors, including small business and other set-asides and arrive at the most appropriate acquisition approach.

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DoD CIO new owner for CMMC program, as updates continue

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program recently led by the undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment has a new home with the DoD Chief information officer, Jim Sherman. CMMC 2.0 updates will occur in Spring 2022.

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