LSI In The Community

Building the STEM workforce–find your niche

by Angie Tymofichuk, Vice President of Science, Technology and Research

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In all of the industry forums I’ve attended, the STEM workforce is always noted as an issue, if not the top issue, on employers’ minds today. Our nation has an insatiable appetite for STEM employees—IT, biotech, aerospace, and even outdoor recreation—there is not an industry sector isolated from this issue. . . .

How Utah small businesses have tapped into half-a-trillion dollars

by Doug Friedli, Senior Business Development Consultant

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As the calendar year comes to a close and we reflect on setbacks, successes and what’s ahead, I think we can all agree that we are fortunate to be associated with the Northern Utah business community. Unemployment is low and construction permitting is up, along with gross taxable sales. . . .

FAR Part 2: How your small business can benefit in the government contracting arena

by Doug Friedli, Senior Business Development Consultant

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As promised, this month we’re taking a slightly deeper dive into how the FAR is designed to help your small business compete. Missed last month’s blog? Take a few minutes to catch up here. . . .

Congressional goals open doors to opportunity for small business: Are you in?

by Doug Friedli, Senior Business Development Consultant

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If you run a small business and have thought about bidding on government contracts, you’ve most likely looked into the FAR. Truth be told, this set of federal regulations, formally known as the Federal Acquisition Regulation, can be pretty daunting, even for the pros. Fortunately, the government has provisions to give small businesses a leg up. This month and next month we’ll highlight parts of the FAR most pertinent to small firms. . . .

Minimizing business risk through teaming agreements

by Doug Friedli, Senior Business Development Consultant

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Using teaming agreements to pursue federal government contracts has become a more popular, convenient way to compete for business that also helps to minimize risk. So what should a successful agreement entail? First, let’s take a closer look at what one is. . . .

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