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Proposal Preparation: Frequent Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Preparing a proposal is a massive team effort, and it’s usually the case that at least some key team members—technical subject matter experts, for instance, or program managers with valuable customer insight but little proposal experience—won’t have a strong background in proposal management best practices. As a result, companies preparing proposals frequently fall into similar traps. Below, we discuss some of the most frequent mistakes, the problems they cause, and how to avoid them. Read More...

SIN Consolidation in the Works for GSA Schedule 84 – Total Solutions for Law Enforcement, Security, Facility Management Systems, Fire, Rescue, Special Purpose Clothing, Marine Craft, and Emergency/Disaster Response

Companies who have or are applying for a GSA Schedule 84 should be aware that GSA is in the process of consolidating the Schedule’s Special Item Numbers (SINs). For Schedule holders offering items under the affected SINs, this means a contract modification will be required; for those applying to get on Schedule, it means potential changes to the application. Read More...

Cybersecurity: An Executive Order and a Worst-Case Study

The WannaCry cyberattack that shut down an estimated 300,000+ computers in a single weekend provides a dramatic case study in the ever-increasing importance of cybersecurity. The resulting shutdown of English National Health Service medical facilities makes the real-world consequences of cyber threats all too clear. Read More...

WOMAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES STILL UNDERREPRESENTED ON GOVERNMENT’S BIGGEST CONTRACTS

Taken as a whole, the Government-wide performance metrics for small business utilization are encouraging. The Small Business Administration’s FY2015 report card shows that the Government exceeded its prime contracting goals across four of the five socioeconomic categories measured. Moreover, the amount of federal spend going to small businesses reached an all-time high of over 25%. Read More...

GSA Breaks Up Human Resources SIN 595-21

GSA has announced a significant overhaul to the Human Resources SIN 595-21 under Schedule 738x. GSA is still in the process of making these changes; as such, the information provided here should be considered preliminary. Global Services is tracking the changes and will provide revised information as it becomes available. Read More...