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  • AMY TIMMERMANN
03/2/2023 11:21 AM
3/2/2023 11:21 AMNo
  
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  • AMY TIMMERMANN
02/9/2023 7:13 AM

General topics discussed at this month's sessions as well as any helpful links are provided below:

  1. Requests for equitable adjustments; COVID impacts; inflation still coming in – several resources available to help you address (each situation is unique)
    1. FAQ_Implementation_Guidance_CARES_Act_Sec_3610_3.24.21.pdf (osd.mil)
    2. MEMORANDUM FOR (osd.mil)
  2. Cost/Price analysis – specifically labor rate analysis
    1. Pricing (gsa.gov)
    2. EDA CBAR Training - Overview | PIEE (eb.mil)
  1. Continued discussion on topic of Market Research, in general
    1. DAU Event - Small Business Series - Market Research
    2. Contracting Subway Map (dau.edu)
    3. 2017_Market_Research_Guide_(Final).pdf (osd.mil)
    4. ASSIST-QuickSearch Document Details (dla.mil)
  2. Title 10 re-organization/crosswalk resource:
    1. Title 10 Reorganization (osd.mil)
  3. Goevernment Property issues – accountability, tracking, disposition
    1. Government Contract Property Receipt and Issue System (dau.edu)
    2. GAO-23-105198, DOD FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Greater Attention and Accountability Needed over Government-Furnished Property
    3. DoD Procurement Toolbox
  4. Current legislative impacts on contracts (debt ceiling; FY23NDAA; etc)
  5. Other links and points of interest:
    1. Pages - Contracting Community Homepage (dau.edu)
    2. Events (dau.edu)


2/9/2023 7:13 AMNo
  
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  • AMY TIMMERMANN
012/19/2022 8:44 AM

General topics discussed at this month's sessions as well as any helpful links are provided below:

  1. Discussion about the importance of FAR part 1 including the FAR conventions, Acquisition Team members, communicating with industry.
  1. Lots of recent discussions centered around Market Research, in general
    1. DAU Event - Small Business Series - Market Research
    2. Also, see FAR 3.104 and FAR part 24
  2. Latest news from the Small Business community:
    1. DAU News - Meet APEX!!
    2. DAU Event - Small Business Series -- Adversarial Foreign Investments
  3. TAA and FIPS compliance – clauses/resources:
    1. DoD Decision Tool for Buy American (dau.edu)
    2.  Regulations search | Acquisition.GOV
    3. SP 800-171 Rev. 2, Protecting CUI in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations | CSRC (nist.gov)
  4. Other links and points of interest:
    1. Pages - Contracting Community Homepage (dau.edu)
    2. Events (dau.edu)


12/19/2022 8:44 AMNo
  
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  • AMY TIMMERMANN
011/17/2022 2:08 PM

​General topics discussed at this month's sessions as well as any helpful links are provided below:

  1. How to follow the latest/most recent regulation updates and proposed updates
    1. Publication Notices (osd.mil)
    2. Defense Acquisition Regulations System (osd.mil)
    3. Federal Register :: Home - Thursday, November 10th
  2. Intergovernmental Support Agreements - DCS, G-9 | IGSA Partnerships (army.mil); PowerPoint Presentation (af.mil)
  3. Recent policy regarding impacts of inflation and subsequent requests by contractors
    1. DAU Event - FAR part 50, Extraordinary Contractual Actions
    2. DAU News - CON 7470 Inflation and Economic Price Adjustments
  4. GFP/CAP – accountability, tracking, tracking systems; resources
    1. DAU Event - Government Property Matters (Office Hours)
    2. https://dodprocurementtoolbox.com/site-pages/gfp-training
    3. 252.245-7002 Reporting Lossof Government Property. | Acquisition.GOV
  5. Contract Financing – progress vs. performance based payment financing
    1. CLC 026 Performance-Based Payments Overview (dau.edu)
    2. Performance Based Payments Guide (osd.mil)
  6. Commercial Item Determinations – policy, resources, etc.
    1. SUBPART 212.1 — ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS - GENERAL (osd.mil)
    2. DAU Event - DCMA CIG Virtual Office Hours for December 2022
    3. Commercial Item Group (dcma.mil)
  7. Protest of Power(s) from this month - 
    1.  show_public_doc (uscourts.gov)

  8. Other links and points of interest:
    1. DAU Event - CON Certification Course and Exam Webinar Series
    2. Link for all DAU deployed credentials - Credentials (dau.edu)
    3. Events (dau.edu)


11/17/2022 2:08 PMNo
  
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  • AMY TIMMERMANN
210/27/2022 12:54 PM

General topics discussed at this month's sessions as well as any helpful links are provided below:

  1. Continued discussions about recent DoD Source Selection Procedures issued - USA000740-22-DPC.pdf (osd.mil)
  2. Two step sealed bidding
    1. Part 14 - Sealed Bidding | Acquisition.GOV
  3. CPARS - appointments, responsibilities
  4. Additional recent policy regarding impacts of inflation and subsequent requests by contractors
    1. DAU Event - FAR part 50, Extraordinary Contractual Actions
  5. Acquisition planning - team, responsibilities, linkage with market research, etc.
    1. USA001673-22-DPC.pdf (osd.mil)
  6. Introduction to DAU's Contracting Conversations channel: Contracting Conversations - Defense Acquisition University (dau.edu)
  7. All the latest going on with DoD Small Business Contracting and Subcontracting:
    1. DAU Event - Small Business Series - Market Research
    2. DAU Event - Small Business Series - Subcontracting and Small Business Participation
    3. MEMORANDUM FOR (osd.mil) - CD 2023-O0001
    4. CLC 059 Management of Subcontracting Compliance (dau.edu)
    5. M-23-01 (whitehouse.gov)
  8. Protest of Power from this month - 
    1.  B-419385; B-419385.2, People, Technology and Processes, LLC (gao.gov)
  9. Other links and points of interest:
    1. DAU Event - CON Certification Course and Exam Webinar Series
    2. Pages - Contracting Community Homepage (dau.edu)
    3. Events (dau.edu)


AMY TIMMERMANN11/14/2022 3:03 PMNo

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