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DoD overhauling design process for troubled business IT systems

“We don’t have a not-stellar record, we have a horrendous record,” he said. “I think that of all the things the department does badly, that’s one of the things we do the worst.” Continue reading

Marketing? Market Research? Don’t Ignore Product and Service Codes. – #Ask@GovConGuy

Context is critical to success in government contracting. Not understanding meaning, significance and timeliness of something such as how an agency describes what you want to sell them, can and will likely result in lost opportunities and the dollars that might have come with them. Continue reading

Seven Email Tips Business Professionals Should Observe.

Have you ever received ‘bad’ email? Ever sent them? Me too, so here are seven tips I picked up online to help prevent business emails that shouldn’t be sent (or received)! Continue reading

Civilian and Defense BIDs™ Brief: GSA/OPM Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS)

HCaTS is how GSA and OPM plans to more efficiently and effectively provide human resource training and development and human capital management services to the Federal government, using Industry best practices. Continue reading

Civilian BIDs™ Brief: CMS ESD II/SPARC and Doing Business with HHS (GovConChat™)

The April 2015 Civilian BIDs™ meeting will feature presentations by Mary Biear of Mackson Consulting about the anticipated CMS ESD II opportunity during part one of the meeting, and an information-filled discussion about doing business with Health and Human Services for companies seeking to get their foot in the door during part two. Continue reading

Quick Guide to Product and Service Codes in Government Contracting – #Ask@GovConGuy

Lack of knowledge and a lack of understanding of these classification systems can cost your company time, money, situational awareness and visibility. Continue reading

Fact, Fiction and More About NAICS Codes – #Ask @GovConGuy

While it was not created for government contracting, the North American Industrial Classification System is important to both government and industry. Continue reading

Defense BIDs™ Brief: Bringin’ on DHITS!

The Defense Health Agency (formerly the Tricare Management Activity or TMA) is planning for a new Podcast logoprocurement vehicle to support the acquisition of, well, pretty much anything and everything they could need in the way of products, services and solutions to support DHA Health IT. In fact, according to the DHA HITS Milestone Chart, they are slated to issue a combined solicitation and RFP in October 2015. Is your company ready for this opportunity? Continue reading

Have Federal Contracting Questions? Ask @GovConGuy (and Friends!)

#Ask@GovConGuy is a resource for you to get accurate and experience-based answers to questions to better understand the steps to take in getting started as a vendor to the federal government. Continue reading

GovConChat BIDs Brief™: Doing IT at USPTO

Interested in doing business with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the area of information technology? Continue reading