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Creating a Government Capability Statement for your Contracting Business

Dec 19, 2020
How to Create a Clear, Concise & Dynamic Capability Statement for your Government Contracting Business A good capability statement is equal parts marketing document and company biography. It’s not unlike a dating profile; you want to give the contracting professional key information they’ll use...

COVID Detection Method That’s Been Right Under Our Noses

Dec 17, 2020
The key to Covid-19 detection may be paw-ssible with our furry canine friends! In Maui, Hawaii, a nonprofit training facility is utilizing dogs’ superior sense of smell to detect cases of the virus. The four pups – one golden retriever and three Labrador retrievers are being trained to detect...

Common Questions about Federal Procurement & Insights for Getting Started

Dec 17, 2020
The process of becoming a government contractor can be intimidating, with complex regulatory requirements and the possibility of poor communication often keeping vendors from engaging with the federal government. These intimidating factors have become especially relevant in the wake of the COVID-19...

Streaming Data Offers Tremendous Potential for Real-Time Improvements

Dec 15, 2020
What does it mean to have a national government utilizing data-streaming capabilities? The short answer is that streaming data will improve the efficiency of agencies by organizing the collection, storage, and analysis of data – a very critical component of the government. At the federal level,...

75 Infected with Covid after Santa Claus Visits Nursing Home

Dec 15, 2020
Santa arrived early this year – but may have given the coronavirus at a Belgian care home instead of gifts. The man who played Saint Nicholas reportedly was the first to test positive shortly after visiting the Hemelrick home in Mol, followed by 61 residents and 14 staff members. During the...

Case Studies in Innovative Contracting

Dec 15, 2020
As the United States’ largest buyer, the national government and federal agencies have been committed to public procurement that is continuously more innovative. In 2014, the Office of Science Technology Policy and Office of Management and Budget released Innovative Contracting Case Studies, a...

10 of the Coolest Innovations to Come Out of COVID-19

Dec 8, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, suppliers in the public sector continue to find new and innovative ways to maintain public health and safety. With stores and offices adjusting to business during a pandemic, these products are some of the most unconventional and innovative ways to...

How to Become a Government Contractor: The GovShop Guide to SAM Registration

Dec 2, 2020
So you want to become a government contractor? Let’s start with the long pole in the tent: If you want to win government contracts, you must first be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM). You and your company are not eligible to receive a contract from the federal government until...

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Test for Self-Testing at Home

Nov 19, 2020
Diagnostic testing is one of the most critical responses that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is pushing in order to combat the global spread of the coronavirus. Eight months after the start of the outbreak, the FDA has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19...