Eight Strategies to Win More Best Value Contracts By Gloria Larkin 1. Have the PDF of the Federal Acquisition Regulation: Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process Rule Dated January 14, 2021 ready to send when necessary. Email glorialarkinTG@targetgov.com for the PDF of the rule. 2. Research the history of your target agency, i.e., is... Read More
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NASA (and All Federal Agencies) Says Time to Jettison LPTA
NASA (and All Federal Agencies) Says Time to Jettison LPTA By: Gloria Larkin Department of Defense (DOD) joined the General Services Administration (GSA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in severely curtailing use of the vilified Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source selection criteria in federal contracting process. The LPTA has long been decried... Read More
SBA Eliminates Separate 8(a) Mentor Protégé Program
By: Gloria Larkin Effective November 16, 2020, the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) final rule (85 Fed. Reg. 66146) took effect to eliminate a separate 8(a) Mentor Protégé Program in favor of consolidating it in the All-Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP.) The intent is to satisfy the Executive Order 13771 issued in 2017,... Read More
How Can You Properly Prepare for Virtual Government Matchmaking Events, Conferences and Expos?
Conferences and matchmaking events, as well as government trade shows or expos, are often an ideal way for services and products business vendors to get their foot in the door with government agencies and decision-makers. However, as most of America continues to follow social distancing guidelines, these events have pivoted to virtual platforms. ... Read More