Doing Business With
Department Of Defense 

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DOD - FAR SUPPLEMENT / DFARS  - RULES

FAR (Federal Acquistion Regulations) - Procurement Rules & Regulations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vG71l6v6m7E

DOD - SALES & BUSINESS PLAYBOOK

Opportunities, Strategies & Trends

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZEAWgH5tOs

DOD - SUB-CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES

A closer look at the Top Prime Contractors, Sub-Contracting Opportunities, Marketing Best Practices, FAR Flow Down Clauses and other Legal Considerations.

https://youtu.be/xymxvT9mNy4

 

Home Page - MISSION:

Understand The Department, Agency or Bureau and its mission. Know the key players, leadership staff and current events/key issues and legislation that affect the organization. 

https://www.defense.gov/

Small Business Office - OSDBU/OSBP:

Contact the OSDBU (Office of Small And Disadvantaged Business Utilization - Civilian) or

OSBP (Office Of Small Business Programs - Defense/Military) to gain assistance with specific federal procurement opportunities.  Explore match-making events.

https://business.defense.gov/Small-Business/DoD-Small-Business-Offices

Acquisition / Procurement Forecast:

Review upcoming purchases the Department, Agency or Bureau has forecasted.  Identify opportunities to sell your product or service.

https://business.defense.gov/Small-Businesses/Acquisition-Forecasts/

Top 100 Vendors:

Identify the top sellers.  Small businesses may strategically work with the direct (Prime) contract holders as sub-contractors.  

LINK

SBA SCORECARD:

Find out how well the Department/Agency or Bureau did in meeting its small business and set-aside contracting goals for the fiscal year.  Be sure to also review Subcontracting goals and cross reference with the Top 100 Vendors. 

https://www.sba.gov/document/support-department-defense-contracting-scorecard

UNDERSTAND THE DEPARTMENT, ITS AGENCIES AND BUREAUS

Air Force

https://www.airforce.com

Army

https://www.army.mil/

Defense Acquisition University

https://www.dau.edu/

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

https://www.darpa.mil/

 

Defense Commissary Agency 

https://www.commissaries.com/

Defense Contract Audit Agency

https://www.dcaa.mil/

Defense Contract Management Agency

https://www.dcma.mil/

Defense Health Agency

https://www.health.mil/dha

Defense Information Systems Agency

http://www.disa.mil/

 

Defense Intelligence Agency 

https://www.dia.mil/

Defense Logistics Agency

https://www.dla.mil/

Defense Security Cooperation Agency

https://www.dsca.mil/

Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency

https://www.dcsa.mil/

 

Defense Finance and Accounting Service 

https://www.dfas.mil/

 

Defense Logistics Agency 

https://www.dla.mil/

 

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

https://www.dpaa.mil/

Defense Technical Information Center

https://discover.dtic.mil/

Defense Threat Reduction Agency 

https://www.dtra.mil/

Federal Voting Assistance Program

https://www.fvap.gov/

Fleet Forces Command

https://www.usff.navy.mil/

Joint Chiefs of Staff

https://www.jcs.mil/

 

Marines

https://www.marines.mil/

Missile Defense Agency

https://www.mda.mil/

National Defense University 

https://www.ndu.edu/

 

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency 

https://www.nga.mil/

National Reconnaissance Office

https://www.nro.gov/

National Security Agency

https://www.nsa.gov/

Navy

https://www.navy.mil/

 

Office of Local Defense and Community Cooperation

https://oldcc.gov/

Office of Inspector General, Department of Defense

https://www.dodig.mil/

Pentagon Force Protection Agency

https://www.pfpa.mil/

Unified Combatant Commands

https://www.defense.gov/

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

https://www.usuhs.edu/

Washington Headquarters Services 

https://www.whs.mil/

STAY INFORMED & GET EDUCATED:

#1 - Follow our YouTube Channel to get educated on federal government contracting topics, regulations, strategies and tactics. Over 500+ complimentary webinars.

https://www.youtube.com/user/Schausjennifer/videos

#2 - Subscribe to our complimentary NEWSLETTER to stay abreast of federal government contracting events, webinars, conferences and hot topics.  

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#3 - Know the procurement (purchasing) rules in federal procurement, The FAR - Federal Acquisition Regulations as well as defense contracting, The DFARS - Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations and for the Departments, Agencies and Bureaus you are selling to, FAR Supplements.

FAR - https://www.jenniferschaus.com/the-far

DFARS - https://www.jenniferschaus.com/the-dfars

FAR Supplements - https://www.jenniferschaus.com/far-supplements

#4 - Subscribe to federal media publications and journals related to your industry, The Department, Agency or Bureau.  This should also include Google news alerts, related Linkedin groups, association newsletters and more.

#5 - New to Federal Government Contracting? 

Leverage your local PTAC, SBDC, SCORE and local SBA Offices.

These resources provide assistance to Federal Contractors including educational/training programs, webinars, 1:1 counseling/mentoring and match-making events.

Find your local office herehttps://www.jenniferschaus.com/doing-business-with

About PTAC's: www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnlUaDYGffI

About SBDC's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlBJqBtDhDE

About SCORE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G3lIuQHLqU

LEGISLATION & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS:

# 1 - Follow SENATE COMMITTEE Hearings and Legislation related to and impacting your industry. 

Attend sessions in-person, when possible.

 https://www.senate.gov/committees/index.htm 

About Senate Committees:

 https://youtu.be/JpiFHR4en7Y

# 2 - Follow HOUSE COMMITTEE Hearings and Legislation related to and impacting your industry. 

Attend sessions in-person, when possible.

https://www.house.gov/committees

About House Committees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpOBL7HOEBI

# 3 - Stay abreast of related EXECUTIVE ORDERS.

Subscribe to The Federal Register for regulation updates impacting your target Department.

https://www.federalregister.gov/presidential-documents/executive-orders

About Executive Orders:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhIZa9AFfS0

GET INVOLVED:

# 1 - Attend related networking events within your industry, as well as your target Department, Agency or Bureau.

https://www.govevents.com/

# 2 - Identify and join associations related to your industry, as well as your target Department, Agency or Bureau. Join one of the association committees to build relationships.

#3 - Identify potential teaming partners, opportunities for subcontracting and joint ventures. (See Top 100 Vendors List above.)  Register on company website in the vendor portal; research SAM.gov for company profile, contracts won, business size, etc.; research client website; subscribe to their newsletter; connect on Linkedin and follow company. 

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