The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Protest Docket is one of the best sources of information to learn how the government grades best-value competitions. The Docket explains the proposal requirements, how… Continue reading Lessons Learned from the GAO Protest Docket – Part 4
The government contracting (GovCon) market is enormous. It’s valued at approximately $700B as of fiscal year (FY) 2022 and growing. The GovCon market is equally diverse, spanning everything from artificial… Continue reading Where do you get your GovCon news?
Did you know that a common complaint found in the Accountability Office (GAO) Protest Docket is that offerors do not sufficiently describe their approach? When an approach is not adequately… Continue reading A sufficiently detailed approach – common GAO complaints
The Federal Government publishes an inordinate amount of free information for jumpstarting your bids. We summarize our top 10 favorites below. Many of these free databases are hosted by the… Continue reading Top 10 free government websites and databases for supporting your bid
One of the best sources to learn about how the government grades best value competitions is the General Accountability Office (GAO) Protest Docket. The Docket explains the proposal requirements, how… Continue reading Lessons Learned in Strength-Based Winning® from GAO’s Protest Docket
Given the recurring problems with large multiple-award contract vehicles, the government needs to reevaluate how it bundles the purchasing of IT products and services. What started out to be Best… Continue reading Best-in-class, or worst-in-class?
The General Services Administration (GSA) issued the final Multiple Award Contract (MAC) RFPs for the Polaris women-owned Small Business (WOSB) and Small Business (SB) pools on March 25. This much… Continue reading Polaris Pre-Award Protest: The New Normal for MACs?
After several months in a holding pattern due to U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) solicitation protest B-408685.18, on April 17, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued an update to the… Continue reading Opportunity Alert: A Flurry of OASIS On-Ramps