Last month, I was honored to speak on the Contractor Performance Assessment Rating System (CPARS) at the 60th Annual National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, the single largest gathering of federal contracting professionals in the country. More than 2,200 contracting professionals come together to contribute to and learn from other thought leaders, establish new,... Read More
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Debunking the Myth of the Fluctuating Seasonal Spending
The LPTA vs. Best Value Debunking the myth that contract spending seasonally fluctuates in the federal marketplace. It is true that private sector spending varies depending on the time of year, but according to the Federal Procurement Data System (FDPS), this pattern does not correlate with the federal marketplace. Do not let projected budget cuts,... Read More
4 Critical Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Win a Government Contract
Growing your business can mean approaching a few new avenues, including tapping into the federal marketplace. Many opt for working with the government as it can often provide a reliable revenue stream if you approach it properly. That said, entering the government marketplace can be tricky—it’s a whole new wheelhouse of branding and marketing that... Read More
How Critical Are Differentiators in the Federal Marketplace?
The federal marketplace is more competitive than ever. As such, it is important for contractors to rise above their peers and set themselves apart. This is why differentiators are so important. Numerous companies out there simply do not have a clear means of distinguishing themselves from their competition. Due to the difficulty of crafting differentiators... Read More