The U.S. federal government has completed the merger of the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS) with the Contract Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS.gov). CPARS now serves as the federal report card system for prime contractors providing services and products to the U.S. federal government. Government decision-makers now use CPARS to review contractors’ performance under... Read More
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A Capability Statement is a Living Document
Contractors often struggle with the idea that their Capability Statement is more effective if it is thought of as a “living document” and changed every time it is sent out. Usually when clients approach me for consulting on their Capability Statement they’re looking for a static piece of marketing material that they can mass... 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
Why Are Capability Statements Essential to Government Contractor Success?
Today contractors working with the Federal Government are required to provide a capability statement during all phases of pursuing business. Capability statements are an essential tool to set yourself apart from competitors in the eyes of all decision-makers including contracting officers, program personnel, small business specialists and prime contractors. In a sense, a capability statement... Read More