When it comes to government contracting,  an RFP response requires the bidder to carefully review the solicitation requirements and respond to each and every aspect of the proposal requirements. Bidders usually find that the source selection board will reduce technical evaluation scores and assign weakness for failure to comply. RFP responses… Read more »

Agencies continue to increase oversight with procurement fraud investigation crimes against contracting agencies. A federal government contractor in Alexandria, Virginia  was sentenced to 16 months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and major government fraud.  Contractors charged with conspiracy to commit… Read more »

U.S. Government contracts are solicited in Barbados, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean locations. Federal government contract solicitations are often issued by the United States Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS for the acquisition of commodities and/or services. Small business contractors in these areas must be familiar… Read more »

A request for proposal (RFP) in government contracting occurs when the agency publicizes its requirements to public participation. There is a set bidding process which is regulated. In a federal RFP response, you must carefully analyze the Statement of Work requirements and evaluation factors stated in the RF Federal agencies evaluate technical… Read more »

Be Mindful of  a Proposal Writing Service That Cannot Explain the Rules. When it comes to writing proposal responses for federal bids, choosing the right proposal writing services can be challenging.  However,  when interviewing a new company for your government proposal writing services there are a few things you might… Read more »

Getting federal government contracts for small business firms is a tough task for both large and small businesses across the United States. However, by reviewing the various best practices and studying the publicized GAO protest decisions, there are some of the best small business development ideas for getting federal government contracts have evolved… Read more »

How Does Contracting By Negotiation With the Federal Government Impact Your Company? When the federal government uses contracting by negotiation to procure its products or services, it uses various source selection processes and techniques to get its result. As a matter of practice, contracting agencies uses different competitive acquisition strategies  and… Read more »

Lack of understanding SBA 8(a) Regulations Can Put Criminal Defendants at Risk On the issue of defrauding SBA Disadvantaged Small Business Program, there many recent cases where the Department of Justice, SBA Inspector General and other government entities have investigated and indicted Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) owners for committing procurement… Read more »

Simply Depending on Your Experience as an Incumbent Does Not Get the Win When challenging a government contracting agency’s technical evaluation scores as an incumbent contractor, whether for past performance or overall technical approach, you must be mindful that if you are the incumbent contractor, that status alone does not provide… Read more »

The Federal Debarment Policy for government contractors  require that businesses or subcontractors that are suspended or debarred will not be allowed  will not use funds from federal grants, fellowship, cooperative agreements, scholarships, bid on federal contracts or even apply for loans to purchase goods and services. In short, federal debarment policy… Read more »