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By Daria Mathew, VP of XSB Federal, State, Local, and Educational (SLED) institutions buy tens of billions of catalog-type items (e.g., office supplies, MRO, IT, janitorial and sanitation supplies, electrical parts, medical supplies, emergency supplies, etc.) every year. Public sector buyers …
Spoiler alert: it’s all about preparation. “If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and will never achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.’ – Dave Barry, …
A comprehensive list of free GovCon tools contractors can use to stay up to date, respond to market trends and, snag those contracts. We all know that the GovCon market has some of the fiercest competition in the …
DHS to end EAGLE II and launch NextGen program for new contract vehicles, FBI is investigating the JEDI cloud procurement contract, and officials look at what governments can do to better use disruptive tech. All this and more …
A look at the ways market experts determine which suppliers are reliable contractors and which will only cause problems Suppliers and reliable contractors are vital to almost every business. As such, your relationship with the government contractors you …
After trying for two decades, the federal government has finally met its goal of awarding five percent, or $17.8 billion, of all contracts to women-owned small businesses. This means five percent is no …
By Michael Arthur, Federal Business Development Leader at Ivalua The nature of Public Sector Procurement demands a high level of sensitivity to perceptions of processes, communications, and access. This involves the perspectives of immediate stakeholders, agency leads and the general …
Understanding the government contracting landscape and current trends and legislation can be very helpful in planning and adjusting your focus to take advantage of emerging services and focus in the industry. The …
When I was equally ambitious but somewhat younger one of my former employers supported my MBA. (That was during the Dotcom bubble with Internet still in its infancies). I recall one beer-night with fellow-students when we had a discussion on …
DHS issued an RFI seeking input from vendors that could assist in the planned IT modernization efforts under the agency’s EAGLE Next Generation Program, GSA provided an update on feedback it received from industry on e-commerce portal plans, …