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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

Low-Hanging Fruit are a FASA-nating Opportunity!

Simplified Acquisitions lower the overall level of risk of doing business and the level of effort associated with issuing and responding to these requirements. Those are good things.

Agencies have increased their use of these streamlined buys. That’s a good thing.

Simplified Acquisitions are reserved for small business concerns and that is the problem. Continue reading

Time is Running Out! GovCon Networking Following USDOE’16 in Atlanta!

As soon as the Energy Small Business Conference ends, we’re hosting a cozy networking event at The Commerce Club Atlanta and giving away door prizes that includes tablets and loaded VISA gift cards! 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

Here’s What’s Happening on the Simplified Front for FY2016 Q1 and Q2

Since agencies have averaged one billion in increased spending from FY09 to FY15, I thought it was worth it to see where Simplified Acquisition spending is for FY2016! Continue reading

Early Bird Tickets for ‘B2G Business Mixer Atlanta’ on 5/25 Now Available!

Whether you’re a government contractor traveling to Atlanta for the Department of Energy conference or one that calls Atlanta home, this is a great opportunity to engage in high-value networking following the 15th Annual Department of Energy Small Business Forum & Expo in Atlanta. Continue reading

15 Reasons (and Some Tactics!) to Get ‘Simplified’ GovCon Dollars!

Want to fuel the growth of your small business? Here are ’15 Reasons (and Some Tactics!)’ that will help you learn if Simplified Acquisitions can be the source of that boost! Continue reading

Simplified Acquisitions Training at APTAC Spring 2016 St. Louis

Guy Timberlake of The American Small Business Coalition provides his experience-based insights and practical tips for identifying Simplified Acquisition opportunities at APTAC Spring 2016 Training Event in St. Louis. Hope to see you there! Continue reading

Simplified Acquisitions vs. The World: Small Business Impact Revisited

Since FY2009, civilian, defense and intelligence agencies have increased spending under the Simplified Acquisition Procedures by nearly one billion dollars per fiscal year, on average. Here’s another look at the impact this has on small federal contractors. 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