Proposal Assessment

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

Proposal Assessment

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

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Use Pipeline Criteria to Find the Best Federal Contracting Opportunities

The government has an annual goal to award 23% of all eligible prime contracts to small businesses. This is good news because that means you have a lot of opportunities. The bad news is that you don’t have the time to filter through each opportunity properly to qualify it. The best way to expedite finding Read More

Proposal Assessment

Invest in Your Business Development Education

Business owners recognize that they are ultimately responsible for achieving excellence in business development, which requires constant honing your skills. Proposal professionals must constantly look for new training and professional challenges. You must document your accomplishments, and build your resume to produce greater results and increase compensation and freedom. You should strive to do your Read More