Buyer Beware! Life Doesn’t Come With Guarantees…And Neither Does GSA!

Last December, the Florida attorney general filed a complaint against a GSA consulting firm for violations of the Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.  The complaint alleges that the company … [Read more...]

FEMA’s Information Technology Plan for the Next Five Years

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has posted its IT acquisition plans for the next five years, FY15-FY20, including their priorities, and the types of RFPs it will issue. FEMA’s goal … [Read more...]

GSA’s Reverse Auction Tool

GSA’s reverse auction platform has grown quickly since its launch in July 2013. From July 2013 to Jan 2015, total awarded auctions equaled $24 million - and 85% of that went to small businesses. … [Read more...]

Agency Forecasts of Opportunities

Many federal agencies post Forecasts of Opportunities at their websites, giving you advance notice of upcoming bids, often well before the RFQ is posted to FedBizOpps. For example, the Dept. of … [Read more...]

What is Ability One?

Ability One (aka the Jarvit’s Wagner O’Day Act or JWOD) requires federal agencies to purchase certain products and services from the National Institutes for the Blind (NIB) and the National Institute … [Read more...]

Federal Government Contracts – 10 Bidding Mistakes

If you are interested in submitting a bid 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...]