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Stay in the Game: Get Your Replacement GSA Schedule Contract Today!

As a contracting professional, you know rules are important—after all, they tell you how to play the game and avoid costly penalties. How can you keep winning if all the referees are playing by different rulebooks than the one you have been using? Don’t take unnecessary risks when your future sales are on the line. […]

Are Reverse Auctions Actually Meeting the Intended Competition and Cost Intentions?

Federal agencies hope to generate lower prices on non-complex commodities and simple services (from office supplies to medical equipment) via reverse auctions but are reverse auctions actually meeting the intended competition and cost intentions? A U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on this topic was released December 9, 2013. Entitled “Reverse Auctions – Guidance Is Needed […]

Are You Prepared for Strategic Sourcing?

One of the initiatives generating the biggest buzz in the government right now is “strategic sourcing” and it could have a significant impact on your business if you sell commodotized commercial products and services to the federal government. Criticism that strategic sourcing initiatives duplicate existing contract vehicles, limit competition, and negatively impact small businesses has […]