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 1929 posts for GovConChannel

Is LPTA dead, or being rebranded?

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

Another Reason to Enlist in Competitive Intelligence Bootcamp™

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

Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions! at USDOE’16 in Atlanta

Originally posted on GovConChannel:
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…

Shay Assad is Maligned, His Pro-Taxpayer Initiatives Blocked

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

Low-Hanging Fruit are a FASA-nating Opportunity!

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

FedBizOpps Says: I Don’t Get No Respect! | Guy Timberlake | LinkedIn

What if I told you FedBizOpps influences many more fiscal dollars than anyone could imagine? Continue reading

SBA OHA Reaffirms 70% Threshold For Economic Dependence Affiliation

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

Defense IT Contract Rekindles Pricing Complaints

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

GSA awards 109 human capital contracts worth $11.5B

The Human Capital and Training Solutions, or HCaTS, contracts are for human capital strategy, training and development and performance improvement services. Continue reading

NGA follows DOD to Silicon Valley

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