The Challenge for the DoD

One of the challenges facing the Department of Defense this year is the FIAR mandate. The Financial Improvement and Audit-Readiness (FIAR) Plan has evolved and matured over the years; but, the current deadlines and regulations were set by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2010. The FIAR mandate requires that the DoD needs [...]

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Don’t Risk your Military Contract with an Inferior IUID System

Some organizations, when newly awarded a government contract, will attempt to create a customized approach to tracking and managing military compliance using a spreadsheet or rudimentary software— like Microsoft Access. They typically end up meeting only a small fraction of the total military IUID and RFID compliance requirements to asset and shipment identification. While a [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Don’t Risk your Military Contract with an Inferior IUID System

The Problems with a Do-It-Yourself approach to Military IUID and RFID Compliance

Most organizations, when first awarded a contract with the Department of Defense, are unprepared for the scope and depth of asset tracking and reporting that is required to be able to ship and invoice their items. This is also true for military contracts that require management of government property. Naively, these contractors assume they can [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on The Problems with a Do-It-Yourself approach to Military IUID and RFID Compliance

The Difference Between DoD IUID, UID and UII

When contracting with the Department of Defense, there are a few different acronyms that are hugely important to keep track of. IUID, UID, and UII may seem very similar–and are in fact often used interchangeably–but some differences do exist between them.   IUID stands for "Item Unique Identification" UID stands for "Unique Identification" UII stands [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Difference Between DoD IUID, UID and UII

A Supplier’s Role in iRAPT

  Do you want to do business with the Pentagon? If you do, there’s some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that winning a U.S. Department of Defense contract can be very difficult because the Pentagon is a huge bureaucracy and you might need to beat out a lot of competitors. [...]

By | August 13th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on A Supplier’s Role in iRAPT