The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship postponed an important vote on a bill affecting all small businesses before taking summer recess because it failed to agree on proposed critical regulatory changes. Now that Congress is back in session, the Committee may choose to consider the draft legislation which contains 15 changes that, if... Read More
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Proposal Management; Increasing Wins at the FY End
Decades of federal government contract spending habits have proven to be a direct cause of the dramatic increase in awarded contracts as the September 30 fiscal year-end approaches. Even with a reduced budget, the “use it or lose it” mentality is a driving force in government purchasing at this time of the year, whether it is for a $100 credit card purchase or a $10 billion contract. Although not all agencies award their contracts in this way, a large... Read More
What the OT?! Other Transactions (OT)
1. Navigating Federal Acquisition Navigating Federal acquisition is extremely complex; ergo, most companies take the most well-traveled paths or avoid the Federal market altogether. Unlike the commercial market, it’s not enough to have a great product at a great price in the Federal space. One of the most important principles in growing Federal business is... Read More
How Can Social Media Help You Win a Government Contract?
In the world of government contracting, many are beginning to realize the necessity of social media in getting the attention of and building relationships with decision makers. While social media is slowly beginning to be adapted by contractors, many are still unaware of what the best practices are when taking advantage of the numerous platforms... Read More