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Be Prepared to Meet (and Leverage) Federal Contracting Opportunities

To this day, one of my pet peeves is someone trying to sell me when they don’t know me or my company, and have very obviously not made any effort to do so. Continue reading

If ‘To Team Or Not To Team’ Is The Question, Here’s The Answer…

Team by golly! Why? Consider this. Of the $443 billion in FY14 obligations reported to FPDS-NG: Fifty-one percent were to single and multiple award Indefinite Delivery Vehicles (IDVs), and; 60% of those dollars were the result of modifications to an established contract vehicle, delivery order or task order. For the record, IDVs include: Basic Ordering … Continue reading

Who Says There Will Be a ‘Last Government Contractor Standing?’

The other day I read an interesting blog published on LinkedIn with the title ‘Don’t Be the Last Government Contractor Standing.’ To me, it takes a narrow viewpoint and offers an unfair and gross generalization of government contractors. Continue reading

What’s Uncle Sam ‘Simplified’ Buying at the Start of FY2015?

Curious about what products and services are at the top of list for Uncle Sam when it comes to streamlined purchasing? Remember, spending under this method has increased by $1 billion each year since FY2010. Continue reading

Reconsidering the Respect FedBizOpps Gets

When would a federal contractor not be a fan of Uncle Sam leveraging a ‘marketing’ resource like FedBizOpps? When the company has achieved the ‘holy grail’ of being in front of an opportunity. Interestingly, the numbers indicate agencies are turning to this portal more often to post information about opportunities to the masses. Continue reading

About Those ‘Federal Business Opportunities’

Questioning the logic of pursuing solicitations posted by civilian, defense and intelligence agencies on the Federal Business Opportunities portal? You’re not alone as opinions about the platform range from it being regarded as vitally important all the way to those who view it as a fool’s errand. Nevertheless, the first fact I’ll share in this … Continue reading

What happens when Uncle Sam does business development and team-building for small federal contractors? Umm… – The American Small Business Coalition

What happens when Uncle Sam does business development and team-building for small federal contractors? Apparently nothing. via What happens when Uncle Sam does business development and team-building for small federal contractors? Umm… – The American Small Business Coalition.

Six win spots on $22B Eagle II contract — Washington Technology

The Homeland Security Department made some of the first awards under the seven-year, $22 billion Eagle II contract. via Six win spots on $22B Eagle II contract — Washington Technology.

Who are the biggest contractors at DHS? — Washington Technology

The top 20 contractors at the Homeland Security Department represent more than a third of all business done by contract at the department during fiscal 2011, according an analysis by the Center of Strategic and International Studies. via Who are the biggest contractors at DHS? — Washington Technology.

Where are the bucks at DHS? — Washington Technology

Government contractors serving the Homeland Security Department can expect to see more spending in the Coast Guard than through its other components, with most of that spending happening through products. via Where are the bucks at DHS? — Washington Technology.