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WHY CONTRACTORS SHOULD CARE ABOUT THE OPM DATA HACK

It should be obvious by now.  Whether data is stored on government systems or by a commercial company, like Target, it is at risk for being hacked.  There are several lessons here for government contractors, not the least of which is ensure any system they have that stores government information is kept as safe as possible, but there’s another one that you might Read more

BUYERS CLUB CONCEPT TO EXPAND GOVERNMENT-WIDE

No, not the Dallas Buyers Club.  The government’s senior acquisition official is directing the top 35 federal agencies to set up non-traditional contracting and acquisition processes for IT and professional services, commonly known as “Buyers Clubs”.  The Buyers Club concept, currently Read more

ALLEN FEDERAL IMPLEMENTS MODEST RATE INCREASE

As of July 1st, Allen Federal’s rate for hourly work will increase to $450 for our principle.  Rates for administrative staff will continue to be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.  Our minimum monthly retainer amount has also increased for all new business.  Current retainer clients are not affected.  Contact Larry Allen at lallen@allenfederal.com for more information.