Zack Sionakides

February 21, 2015 Zack Sionakides Federal Contracting no responses

Tactics When Subcontracting to Similarly Situated Entities on Federal Contracts – Part II

As I noted in Part I of the series (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/tactics-when-subcontracting-similarly-situated-part-zack-sionakides), Section 1651 of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) made significant changes to the way that limitations on subcontracting are calculated and authorized similarly situated subcontracting in federal set-aside contracts. The main change was allowing small and disadvantage businesses […]

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February 21, 2015 Zack Sionakides Economics no responses

What will happen in Greece?

Since the Syriza Party took power in the Greek Parliament, I’ve been asked this questions multiple times while out and about. The only basis for people asking me the question is that I have a Greek last name; though I was born and have lived almost my entire life in […]

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February 21, 2015 Zack Sionakides Airlines no responses

Airlines Adding in Extra Seats

This week United Airlines announced that it may change many of its 777 aircraft seating from 9 across seating to 10 across in economy class (Daily Mail Article)continuing a trend of higher density seating configurations. Its economy plus product (a sort of low-end premium economy) will stay at 9 across […]

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February 21, 2015 Zack Sionakides Meetings no responses

Have Faster Meetings

Meetings are a great way to collaborate between team members, baseline and re-baseline work tasks and products, and a way for everyone on a team to socialize and network in a formal setting. Meetings can also be a major drag on productivity, costly to an organization, and demoralize personnel if […]

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February 21, 2015 Zack Sionakides Federal Contracting no responses

Tactics When Subcontracting to Similarly Situated Entities – Part I

Section 1651 of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) made significant changes to the way that limitations on subcontracting are calculated and authorized similarly situated subcontracting in federal set-aside contracts. The main change was allowing small and disadvantage businesses to subcontract with similarly situated entities without it counting toward […]

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February 19, 2015 Zack Sionakides Communications

Defense Safety Oversight Council Motorcycle Mentorship Modules

The Defense Safety Oversight Council invited us among many industry leaders to put together modules for their motorcycle mentorship programs. Cape Fox’s bid was selected as the best value, a great achievement for Cape Fox that really cemented its standing as not just a training provider in the industry. We […]

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FBCB2 Field Support

Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) is a Linux-based communication platform designed for commanders to track friendly and hostile forces on the battlefield. It increases a vehicle commander’s situational awareness of the battlefield by gathering information near real-time based on vehicle locations being updated on the battlefield. This […]

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February 19, 2015 Zack Sionakides Maritime

LCU Sustainment Program

After the Navy cancelled an LCU replacement program, there was still a need for the LCU ship connector capability. This program involved a number of updates to the craft to extend their life an additional 10-15 years.

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February 19, 2015 Zack Sionakides Maritime

Navy Barge Acquisitions

This project involved the acquisitions of a number of various barges to be used at Naval Installations throughout the world.  While the acquisitions are pretty straight forward, they still require all the same rigor of a Government acquisition.

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February 19, 2015 Zack Sionakides Communications

Semper Ride

Semper Ride was a motorcycle safety communications campaign we conducted for the Marine Corps. It involved a number of events at each Marine Corps installation including shows from sports stars, track day type events on the flight lines, safety fairs, and product demos. The key of this was a 45 […]

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