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Top NAICS Codes by Spending for ‘8 Ways Companies Win $250,000 in Federal Contracts’

This companion piece to my ‘8 Ways Companies Win $250,000 in Federal Contracts’ article takes a look at the top NAICS Codes referenced by agencies for the $29 billion small business spend. Continue reading

8 Ways Companies Win $250,000 in Federal Contracts

When it comes to small federal contractors and biggest bang for the proverbial B&P bucks, things aren’t always what they seem. With all of the attention given to contract vehicles like GSA’s STARS II, ALLIANT Small Business and the Federal Supply Schedules, one might expect those and other Multiple Award Indefinite Delivery Vehicles to do well in a competitive analysis. But that isn’t always the case. 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

Uncle Sam Wants You to Know About Changes to Acquisition Thresholds (FAR Case 2014-022)

Effective October 1, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics Administration (NASA) are issuing FAR Case 2014-022 as a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the inflation adjustment of acquisition-related dollar thresholds. Continue reading

Event: GovConCI™ Bootcamp – 1:00PM September 2, 2015 in Gaithersburg, MD

This competitive intelligence bootcamp will take your breath away and help you in getting opportunities into your pipeline and dollars to your company. Continue reading

Hunting Federal Contract Dollars?

Seeking to carve out a piece of the federal contracting pie for your company? To realize the opportunities you need good information to make good decisions. GovConCI™ can help! Continue reading