Home Top Right

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What is ‘Past Performance’?

When a solicitation is issued, agencies frequently require you to submit ‘Past Performance’ information - examples of previous contracts you have performed, that are similar in size and scope to the work described in the solicitation document. In the Evaluation section of the solicitation the agency will indicate how important past performance will be when they evaluate your proposal. Sometimes price is the most important factor, but at other times past performance can be a critical … [Read More...]

Thinking about Going Green?

The Environmentally Preferable Program (EPP) helps federal agencies purchase ‘green’ products. So, if you are already "green" or are thinking about going green, you may have an advantage on your competitors!  Visit the links below, to increase your chances of competing successfully for these contracts: Educate yourself on selling environmental products to Federal agencies: Selling Environmental Products to the Federal Government Learn how to sell green products and services and … [Read More...]

Small Business Contracts Reach Almost $100 Billion in FY2016

For the fourth year in a row, the federal government reached its small business contracting goals, spending nearly $100 billion — or 24 % of its contracting dollars — on small businesses. That’s a $9 billion increase over fiscal 2015 numbers. The government also scored an A+ on its procurement scorecard, according to the Small Business Administration. “It is a win-win for federal agencies to get small business contracts into the hands of the innovative small business owners that create jobs in … [Read More...]

Could Your Product Improve the Military’s Health IT System?

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) wants to improve the capture and exchange of health care data. The agency’s goal is to find what works, and how to get that practice, solution, or tool into the hands of military healthcare providers, worldwide. Browse the Technology Investment Roadmap to gain a high-level understanding of what technologies the DHA is looking to invest in. Submit your solutions via the agency’s Vendor Information Form  - describe your ideas, problem statements, and/or … [Read More...]

Maximizing Government Sales – GSA SmartCard

For small purchases under $3,500 (known as ‘Micro-Purchases’), federal government employees don’t need to go through a formal bidding process.  They simply use their government-issued debit card (SmartCard) to make their purchases. Federal employees use these cards to pay for commercial goods and services, travel and fleet expenses. With about 3.4 million cards in circulation, GSA’s SmartPay program is the largest government-wide charge card payment program in the world. Using a SmartCard … [Read More...]

Why Request a Debriefing

If you’ve submitted a response to a solicitation but you weren’t awarded the contract it can be very disappointing...all that time and effort seems wasted. But a debriefing can be a great chance to identify your company’s strengths and weaknesses, and help you to focus on improving future proposals Submit a request for a debriefing in writing within three days of the contract award. The Debrief will Include: Any significant weaknesses or deficiencies in your proposal The overall … [Read More...]

Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Middle #3 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #3. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #3 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.