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Are You Following the GovCon Dollars? Join the Spring 2017 SAGE™ Cohort!

Small federal contractors are missing revenue and relationship opportunities and leaving money on the table. Since FY2009, civilian, defense and intelligence agencies have increased spending by more than $1B each fiscal year when leveraging a procurement method that reduces agency administration and favors small business concerns. This during a period that has seen a significant downturn in overall contracting obligations. Follow the money small business! Continue reading

SAGE™ is Small Biz GovCon Growth, Simplified.

The Simplified Acquisitions Growth Engine™ is the culmination of the support we’ve provided to countless small federal contractors since 2004 that has produced revenues and the all important ‘foot in the door’ for many of them. Continue reading

Small Business Spending More – What About Winning? | Founders’ Weekly Update

American Express OPEN says small businesses pursuing federal contracts have increased their pursuit spend by 72%. Those not increasing their ability to achieve an information advantage, probably received the same ROI as flushing those dollars down a toilet. Continue reading

Ask @GovConGuy – ‘How Do I Get PSC Codes for My Business?’

Before the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) was adopted for use in government contracting, two other classification systems were in use. One of these remains a key identifier used in contracting and procurement today. In fact, this all but unknown classification system is part of the taxonomy used by DoD in its Better Buying Power initiative. Continue reading

How ‘What You Don’t Know’ Can Cost You (Literally).

Moving forward without understanding the meaning and use of references to procurement classification systems and the various contracts and agreements used by civilian, defense and intelligence agencies, can be expensive and demoralizing. Continue reading

5 Reasons to Enlist in Competitive Intelligence Bootcamp™

Competitive Intelligence Bootcamp for Government Contractors™ provides participants practical tactics, tools and resources to help them reduce their opportunity costs and increase their view of the federal contracting opportunity landscape. Continue reading

Shiny Objects Can Cloud Your View

Companies should be cautious about the information they consume and interpret related to federal contracting, and from whence it comes. Continue reading

At the end of the day…. appreciation is appreciated!

There really isn’t much to say as the image says it all pretty darn well. Continue reading

Impact of Modifications on Federal Spending

Do you understand the difference between obligations resulting from an initial award versus contract dollars moving to a vendor as the result of a change made to an existing contract? Should you? Continue reading

What’s Missing With Big Data? Human Filters | Stan McChrystal

This dilemma is particularly salient in business. Because data is available, we expect our senior leaders to know all of it, at all times, and make perfect decisions as a result. Continue reading