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May 17th: Contracting Officer Myths, Truths and More!

The May 2019 speaker presentation of the Tower Club Tysons GovCon Club features a candid and insightful conversation with Dottie Romo (KD8 Consulting Services) and D.K. Shillingford (SCG) who have served as contracting officers at Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Air Force, respectively. We’re calling the event Contracting Officer Myths, Truths and More! The … Continue reading

GovCon Club at Tower Club Tysons

The GovCon Club is a member-exclusive and member-facilitated professional forum creating added value for the Tower Club member community. The GovCon Club provides on-location and online information exchanges related to the business requirements of federal agencies and the organizations who contract with civilian, defense and intelligence agencies of the U.S. Government. Continue reading

Invasion Nashville: ESGC Bootcamp 10/24-25

Ethical Stalking for Government Contractors™ comes to Nashville October 24-25! Visit http://www.theasbc.org/esgc/bootcamp to register for Nashville; Columbia, MD; Orlando; Seattle; Austin… You get the idea, right?

Obstacles to GovCon Growth: Clarity

Without proper context, processes and terms used everyday in government contracting may be misconstrued and result in undesirable outcomes. Continue reading

Obstacles to GovCon Growth: Distractions

Shiny objects are people, organizations and opportunities that ‘pop up’ on the radar unannounced and change the flow and rhythm of your company’s growth efforts. Continue reading

Obstacles to GovCon Growth: Strategy

The bar for entering, achieving a position and protecting that position in the govcon marketplace, rises every day. Don’t be the chalk outline. Continue reading

Congress set to fund government, but not Trump’s wall

Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there’s one potential obstacle Continue reading

DHS experimenting with new procurement methods

The Homeland Security Department wants to experiment with new ways to do procurement. It started a procurement innovation lab which hosted workshops for the contractor associations. Source: DHS experimenting with new procurement methods

Federal contractors are look to extend ahead of Oct. 1 budget deadline

Oct. 1 is fast approaching so many federal contractors are looking to have the government exercise options to extend contracts for another fiscal year. Exercising options comes with pretty strict rules. Source: Federal contractors are look to extend ahead of Oct. 1 budget deadline

Pentagon pursues more secure IT purchasing via Deliver Uncompromised initiative

The Defense Department is about to impose a new standard on technology items it buys. Continue reading