Editor-in-Chief Visionary

Guy Timberlake is the Editor-in-Chief Visionary of GovConChannel and oversees the creation and curation of relevant and timely 'News And Information That Matters To Small Government Contractors.'
Editor-in-Chief Visionary has written 1922 posts for GovConChannel

A Pre-Holiday Charity Bash™ Poem!

T’was the 2nd of December and the day it draws near, For friends and colleagues from Govcon to appear. At the location selected, the one called Convene, That offers libations and really good cuisine! We’ll gather on the 7th, six hours after Noon, To celebrate the season, we’ve got the whole room. To network and … Continue reading

Simplified Acquisitions Impact on Small Business – FY2016 (YTD)

This is for everyone who has ever wondered about the federal agency buys known as ‘Simplified Acquisitions’ and if they really matter. Continue reading

[Army] CHESS Has Another Move

In January 2016, Computer Hardware Software and Solutions (CHESS) launched its reverse auction capability through the CHESS IT e-mart website, designed to drive down the total cost of acquisition and increase savings to the buyer. Source: CHESS Has Another Move

Avoid and Escape Traps of the Trade

Once you’re on it, escaping the proverbial hamster wheel and preventing it from eating up time, money and morale can be tough, to say the least. Continue reading

Sneak Peek of the 2016 Holiday Charity Bash™ Venue!

There are still a few tickets left! Click here to make sure you don’t miss the best GovCon networking fundraiser of the holiday season! Here’s Sneak Preview of the 2016 Holiday Charity Bash Venue! from Guy Timberlake on Vimeo.    

How to spot and position yourself for hot opportunities — Bob Davis

Cold and warm bid opportunities have win probabilities less than 10 percent. So to increase its probability of winning a given bid, a company must position itself to bid “hot” opportunities. What are the attributes of a hot opportunity? Source: How to spot and position yourself for hot opportunities — Washington Technology

Can you recognize and act on ‘warm’ contract opportunities? — Bob Davis

Warm bid opportunities are the most common type of opportunities seen by companies in our industry. Source: Can you recognize and act on ‘warm’ contract opportunities? — Washington Technology

To bid or not to bid on cold opportunities — Bob Davis

The goal of course is to bid work where the company has a higher chance of winning than your competitors’ chances of winning. How can a company increase its odds of winning? Let’s consider the differences between cold, warm and hot bid opportunities and how to consider them. Source: To bid or not to bid … Continue reading

VIDEO: Good Fun. Good Networking. In Good Company. For a Good Cause. 12/7 in Tysons Corner, VA

It will be an evening full of good fun, good networking, good food and good drink, all for a good cause! The 2016 Holiday Charity Bash™ is almost here and we’re benefiting our Nation’s Military men, women and Veterans through our partners at American Freedom Foundation. Register today before tickets run out for the best government contracting holiday networking around! Continue reading

Congress Appears Poised To Gut Government Contracts For Small Business

A provision in the Senate’s National Defense Authorization Act appears to allow Pentagon contract officers to count subcontracts toward their goal for prime contracts to small businesses. Continue reading