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HKA Spearheads Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable Industry Day October 18, 2016

Posted on: Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 @ 5:11 pm

HKA spearheads the second annual Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable/PTAC Sponsored Industry Day Event October 18, 2016.  This event will highlight upcoming bidding opportunities at NAWCAD, Lakehurst, NJ and facilitate conversation between the small business community and the Government about those opportunities (Market Research).  This is an important event as it is, to our knowledge, the …

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General Atomics To Attend The NAVAIR Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable

Posted on: Friday, July 15th, 2016 @ 5:08 pm

General Atomics to attend the NAVAIR Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable chaired by HKA CEO William Mumma. General Atomics will highlight their small business outreach program to “encourage, to the maximum extent possible, the participation of small businesses, small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and women-owned businesses in its procurements.”

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Conversion of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Technical Data / Vendor Manuals

Posted on: Friday, July 8th, 2016 @ 10:23 am

As the Department of Defense (DoD) increases its emphasis on purchasing COTS equipment their requirement for Mil-Spec supporting documentation is also increasing. When selling equipment to the DoD, manufacturers are faced with the daunting task of ensuring that their product documentation complies with military maintenance philosophies, provisioning and specifications. Often, OEM documentation does not provide …

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Cost Efficiencies For Manufacturers By Outsourcing Technical Data Development

Posted on: Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 @ 4:14 pm

Cost efficiencies, throughout a process, can be gained by careful process improvement analysis. Normally this analysis reveals that outsourcing of specific aspects of operations to organizations that specialize in those services or products has provided substantial benefit. These benefits accrue not only in cost reduction, but also in quality of product and timeliness of delivery. …

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Got Government Work?

Posted on: Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 @ 2:59 pm

I had a very interesting conversation the other day with a customer who wants to expand their business into contracting with the Government, and thought you might find it interesting as well. They stated that “We’ve tried repeatedly to break into Government contracting (in this case DoD related) but without success”. I hear this all …

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We Solve Tech Data Problems

Posted on: Friday, July 1st, 2016 @ 12:02 pm

Is my current documentation sufficient for my end users? How can I document and control “versioning” when I sell highly customizable equipment? How do I provide manuals that are compliant with my customer’s specification? How do I standardize my vendor manuals to a generally accepted content and format spec? Is there too much “stuff” in …

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Challenges OEMs Face In Providing Technical Data To The DOD

Posted on: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 @ 10:31 am

If you are an OEM selling to the Federal Government and especially if you are selling to the DOD you know that developing and delivering acceptable technical documentation can be a challenge. Specifications that govern the content, arrangement and electronic format of operations, maintenance and other manuals as well as requirements for logistical information and …

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