With proposed salaries in a tighter range, there will be more focus on basis of estimates (how many Full Time Equivalents? (FTEs)) for fixed price work, forward pricing of indirect rates (especially for small businesses in anticipation of large contract wins), tighter profit margins, more fair competition, and a renewed emphasis on creative solutions vs. creative (read “unrealistic”) pricing. Continue reading
CI Bootcamp provides real-time education, context and results for companies competing for contracts and subcontracts in support of federal civilian, defense and intelligence agencies. Continue reading
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Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions to Grow Your Business! at In the course of spending hundreds of billions of dollars each fiscal year, federal agencies leverage a number of procurement methods to purchase goods and services to support operational needs. One of the easiest and more efficient methods (by design) is…
Despite the ample evidence of overpayments that ought to legitimate Assad’s pro-taxpayer efforts, contractors’ moves to impede his progress through congressional action have worked Continue reading
Simplified Acquisitions lower the overall level of risk of doing business and the level of effort associated with issuing and responding to these requirements. Those are good things.
Agencies have increased their use of these streamlined buys. That’s a good thing.
Simplified Acquisitions are reserved for small business concerns and that is the problem. Continue reading
What if I told you FedBizOpps influences many more fiscal dollars than anyone could imagine? Continue reading
So it was in a recent decision from the SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (“OHA”), which confirmed the so-called “70% rule” for economic dependence. Continue reading
The contract generated angst about the terms DISA will use to select vendors. The complaints include a public letter to the department from business organizations representing IT companies. Continue reading
The Human Capital and Training Solutions, or HCaTS, contracts are for human capital strategy, training and development and performance improvement services. Continue reading
The outpost “will leverage the organic capabilities and energy of the Valley’s open, vibrant, geospatial community,” Cardillo said at the GEOINT Symposium in Orlando, Fla., on May 16. “It’s a beachhead that will have the authority to reach out to all innovation centers.” Continue reading