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How Does Your Garden Grow, Small Business?

This post looks at how FY2016 obligated dollars got to small business concerns based on solicitation type and the award instrument used, to help small businesses minimize lost dollars and lost time in government contracting when it comes to identifying prospective customers and opportunities. Continue reading

Will Pricing at the IDIQ Level Disappear?

The change could lead to the creation of contract vehicles that use only technical factors to evaluate bidders, leaving pricing competition to take place at the task order level. Source: Will Pricing at the IDIQ Level Disappear? – Nation Analytics

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

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

GSA to Offer Cloud-Based Contract Writing System Next Year

The General Services Administration will offer a new service to federal agencies next year designed to speed up contract writing. Continue reading

This One Will Leave a Mark!

And small businesses can thank Congress and Industry Chief’s like SAIC’s Tony Moraco for this latest assault. Continue reading

e-Course: What You Don’t Know (About Codes and Contracts) Can Hurt You!

Just imagine for one second that some or a lot of what you know about government contracting is, well… wrong? This e-course will likely take your current understanding of some govcon facts and turn them on their head! Continue reading

e-Course: 15 Reasons Simplified Acquisitions Should Be In Small Business Pipelines!

Here are our 15 Reasons Simplified Acquisitions Should Be In Small Business Pipelines, now as a self-paced online course! Continue reading

Pushing the ‘NDAA’ knife deeper into the backs of small business

It’s not bad enough that SAIC CEO Tony Moraco brags about helping to screw America’s small businesses, guess who else will help plunge it in to the backs (or hearts) of small business? Continue reading

Subcontracts Counted as Set-Asides Will Hurt

Since DoD is the biggest spender, the impact would be felt throughout the community, making small business the biggest loser when DoD is allowed to count first tier and second tier subcontract dollars towards the overall goal. Continue reading