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Creating Visibility, Influencing Agency Decision-Makers (Bridging the Gap)

Workshop: Using FPDS-NG to Boost Your GovCon Business – Workshop begins February 1st

If having more robust, accurate and timely information about customers, competitors and opportunities would help your business, check this out! Continue reading

New dos and don’ts for accepting gifts

For the first time since 1992, the Office of Government Ethics updated its gift acceptance policies for federal employees in a new proposed rule. Continue reading

Workshop: FPDS-NG ezSearch for BD, Capture and Marketing – December 8th in Alexandria, VA

This blended learning workshop provides participants a practical understanding of the FPDS-NG system so they can attain the confidence, skills and knowledge to exploit this repository in the execution of GovCon marketing, business development, and capture activities. Continue reading

Follow the Money of ‘Solicitation Procedures’ Spending

Agencies communicate contracting opportunities to potential vendors using a variety of methods which for starters, can determine if availability of the opportunity is broad or limited. Do changes in spending under these communications methods impact your government contracting business? Continue reading

Grab your partner, dosey doe, swing them ’round and don’t let go!

The ability to identify and leverage viable partnerships is an extremely important capability in government contracting under normal circumstances. Those who do it well reap benefits, especially during the times when a budget is being debated and agencies are forced to operate under special conditions like a ‘continuing resolution’ (‘CR’). Continue reading

Home Runs vs Base Hits – Finding Balance for Small Business

Here are six tips for small federal contractors seeking ‘base hits’ so they can get a foot in the door and get dollars coming in. Continue reading

4 Ways to Increase Opportunity Awareness and Efficiency Using FPDS-NG

Within the oceans of free and fee-based information, one can acquire extremely useful details about customer organizations, competitor organizations, current, future and historical business opportunities, spending trends, purchasing methods and so much more. These are the ‘dots’ so many of us refer to, likely on a daily basis. 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