How Does the Federal Government Buy What They Need? Part Two: Contract Types

In a previous blog we discussed the various ways the government buys – from micro-purchases, to simplified acquisition, sealed bids, Requests for Proposals or Quotes, and consolidated purchasing … [Read more...]

Government Shutdown – How Will it Affect Contracts?

Since 2015, agencies are required to keep and regularly update their documented shutdown plans. These plans vary significantly from agency to agency. Here's how a few of them have responded: DHS … [Read more...]

How Are Bids Evaluated?

When you submit a proposal how does the agency evaluate the bids they receive?   Solicitation documents are formatted in a specific, consistent way.  Look for Section M “Evaluation Factors … [Read more...]

Doing Business with the US Coast Guard – Construction

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center - Construction purchases a wide variety of requirements and services, including construction/maintenance of shore facilities, … [Read more...]

Calling All Developers – Submit your Disaster Response Apps to FirstNet

The Department of Commerce partnered with AT&T to develop FirstNet - a broadband network exclusively for first responders – and now wants to build a dedicated app store for public safety-related … [Read more...]

Submitting a Proposal? …10 Bidding Mistakes

If you’re interested in submitting a proposal for a federal government contract, you must understand how the process works, and submit a fully compliant offer. All federal contract documents are … [Read more...]