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Surprising Small Business Results in FSS vs SAP

When you consider the economic impact of federal contracting, it’s easy to assume more dollars means more impact. In the case of the GSA Schedule versus agency buys made using the Simplified Acquisition Procedures and the economic impact on small businesses, the results may surprise you. Continue reading

Why ‘Simplified’ Business is Still Good Business in FY2015

Want to hear a good joke? I’ve got a million of them! Want to hear about contracting dollars Uncle Sam spends that continue to buck trends? I’ll show you nineteen billion of them, and growing, and that’s no joke either. Continue reading

Ignore FedBizOpps At Your Own Risk

According to agencies, FedBizOpps accounted for nearly $100B of the FY14 spend which may not seem like much until you realize modification dollars are not included in that number.

Obligations resulting from modifications accounted for over half of the entire FY14 spend reported to FPDS-NG. 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

Federal Agency Spending on Competitive Delivery Order and Task Order Contracts – Q1 FY2015

During the first quarter of FY2015 147 contracting agencies obligated $12 billion to an array of Basic Ordering Agreements, Blanket Purchase Agreements, Federal Supply Schedules, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts and Indefinite Delivery Contracts. Take a peek inside to learn more. 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

GovConChat™: Getting A Slice of Uncle Sam’s Pie – Southeast Sunbelt Region

Doing Business with Uncle Sam in the Southeast Sunbelt Region? Then you may want to pay attention to the activities of federal agencies doing business there when they leverage the Simplified Acquisition Procedures to purchase goods and services, especially if you’re a small federal contractor. Continue reading

Federal Agency Contracting Dollars to Small Business Concerns – FY15 Initial Awards

Curious about how much of the FY15 federal contract spend is making its way to small business concerns, and how? Take a look! Continue reading

Got BPA? Federal Agency Spending via Blanket Purchase Agreement for ‘Other Computer Related Services’ FY2015

Got BPA? Curious about the impact of agencies using Blanket Purchase Agreements to purchase goods and services? Come on in! Continue reading

What’s In the Federal Contracting Pot of Money We’re Chasing?

FY2014 obligations made by agencies reporting to the Federal Procurement Data System total $443 billion in awards made to thousands of companies to purchase an array of goods and services. Continue reading