Get ready—the government flood gates are opening with 2023 bids
Thankfully, many government agencies held off on releasing their requests for proposals (RFPs) during the December 2022 holiday season. However, government agencies are now opening the floodgates and releasing numerous… Continue reading Get ready—the government flood gates are opening with 2023 bids
Is OASIS+ for you?
GSA released the Draft OASIS+ Multi-Agency Contract (MAC) RFP on November 15, and vendors around the beltway and the country are reviewing it to make their bid decisions. What opportunity… Continue reading Is OASIS+ for you?
Best-in-class, or worst-in-class?
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?
Best Practices for a Task Order Proposal Factory
The trend in Federal procurement is to award more and more work through task orders on multiple award contract (MAC) vehicles. MAC contracts go by many names: Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity… Continue reading Best Practices for a Task Order Proposal Factory
Five Tips to Improve Past Performance Ratings
Contractors often struggle to define a discriminating value proposition. While a value proposition is certainly comprised of your service or product solution, it also incorporates your past performance. A proposal… Continue reading Five Tips to Improve Past Performance Ratings
Before you burst through the $27.5M size standard
Government has two definitions of a company’s size: large or small. MACs use North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Codes to classify small business size standards. The size standard may… Continue reading Before you burst through the $27.5M size standard
Maximize your competitive edge to win more MAC task orders
A small group of awardees on a given MAC will earn the lion’s share of the total value of all MAC awards. For example, the Top 15 MAC incumbents in… Continue reading Maximize your competitive edge to win more MAC task orders
What do you do after winning a MAC?
Winning a MAC presents a terrific opportunity to grow your company and should not be squandered. Government contractors won’t win a sizeable share of MAC tasks orders just waiting around… Continue reading What do you do after winning a MAC?
How MACs can increase your bottom line
What are Multiple-Award Contracts (MAC) and why should they matter to you? Simply put, a MAC is a basic contract awarded to multiple contractors against which they compete for task… Continue reading How MACs can increase your bottom line
Behind the curtain: A look at the government’s hidden market
By now, federal contractors realize that they must own multiple award contracts to compete in the $95 billion federal market. (If we subtract classified spending from this figure, fiscal 2017… Continue reading Behind the curtain: A look at the government’s hidden market