Understanding The Government’s Best Value Source Selection Process

Avoid the deadliest mistakes when submitting best value bids to the government. One of the most important pieces of information when developing a government RFP response is to understand how the federal government uses the best value source selection and RFP process to decide who wins the contract. Contractors bidding… Read more »

ITAR Compliance Violations, ITAR Penalties & Fines Information

Companies that become subject to ITAR compliance violations and export administration regulations can face stiff penalties. Under the ECCN and Arms Export Control Act  (22 USC 2778 and 2779), you can become subject to criminal penalties  and ITAR fines if you willfully violate any provision of §38 or §39 of… Read more »

Tips for Government RFP Responses

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 »

Government Procurement Fraud Investigations

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.  There is a substantial increase in… Read more »

What is an RFP? Responding to a Request for Proposal

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 »

Best Ways to Choose a Proposal Writing Service

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 »

Federal Government Small Business Contracts :: Best Ideas

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 »

FAR Contracting By Negotiation With the Federal Government

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 »