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Finding Teammates for Federal Contracting Opportunities the Right Way

Finding great government contracting teammates can increase your chances of winning a contract award. However, if you don’t invest time into selecting the right partners, you instead increase your chances of losing. In our previous article on the benefits and downsides of contractor teaming, we looked at why federal contractors team. In this article, we’ll Read More

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Federal Contractors: Team Up for the Benefits While Avoiding the Risks

You’ve come across a great opportunity, but you know your company alone can’t satisfy the customer’s needs. Perhaps you should consider teaming. In this post, we’ll go over why government contractors team, and some of the pitfalls to avoid. In later articles in this series, we’ll go over how to find potential teammates and how Read More

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Focusing on Proposals for the Q3 and Q4 Spending Spree

We’re approaching the Federal Government’s spending rush that comes in the last two quarters of every fiscal year. In 2018, the Federal Government obligated roughly $560 billion to contractors. However, the government obligated roughly $144 billion (26%) in Q3 and $186 billion (34%) in Q4 of 2018. This makes April through September an “enjoyable” time Read More

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Master Getting Government Sole Source Awards to Make Life Easier for You and Your Federal Customers

“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” The Art of War by Sun Tzu When we talk about the goals of federal business development and capture management at our Bid & Proposal Academy training courses, we pragmatically reduce them to only five: Identify opportunities to bid on Eliminate competition Reduce Read More

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Latest Indefinite Delivery Vehicle Trends

Latest Indefinite Delivery Vehicles (IDV) Trends The General Services Administration (GSA) has been leading a major Indefinite Delivery Vehicles (IDV) transformation effort through its Federal Marketplace Initiative (FMP). It’s a long-term, multi-year initiative to deliver a fully-reimagined, end-to-end experience designed to facilitate better, faster mission-driven government acquisitions. Importantly, GSA is consolidating 24 multiple award schedules Read More