We are tracking three government contracts expected to drop in the next few months: CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation Project (COMET), USAID PPL Monitoring Evaluation and Learning IDIQ (EVAL-ME), and Solutions for Administrative and Program Support (SOAPS). Learn more about these opportunities in the descriptions below.
The agency inspector general said the service took “appropriate corrective actions” to address price variances on Schedules.
There are tons of valuable government contracting events in the DC metro area, from networking happy hours to training seminars to opportunity overviews. We’ve narrowed down the top 5 events that you should attend in the upcoming weeks.
IS YOUR PUBLIC SECTOR CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY ALIGNED WITH THE AUDIENCE YOU ARE TRYING TO REACH?
Blogs, white papers, videos, podcasts or reports: government decision-makers turn to thought-leading sources like these to inform their buying decisions, learn about new technologies and learn about vendors. But which tools are most useful and influential, what content do they hope to see and where are they going to find it?
Market Connections polled government decision-makers around the country to answer these questions with the 2019 Content Marketing PulsePoll™.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- Most valuable content when purchasing IT products and services
- Most effective online channels for content delivery
- Preferred content features
- Top actions taken with content
- Amount of time they’re willing to spend with content
NEW THIS YEAR:
- What are best practices for reaching the STATE & LOCAL government audience?
- Do emerging and/or complex technologies require different content marketing strategies?
- What spurs action and what prompts them to share your content with their colleagues?
Download this year’s results and infographics to better understand how to effectively get your content in front of public sector IT decision-makers to drive action.
Market Connections recently released its third content marketing study: 2019 Content Marketing Review: Federal & Beyond. This year the study includes state and local governments. I strongly suggest you download the slides from the briefing.
SBA’s socio-economic set-aside programs mandate compliance with multiple control requirements. An important one stipulates that a woman owner of a WOSB (or a veteran for a SDVOSB or a disadvantaged owner for an 8(a) business) must have the “managerial experience of the extent and complexity to run the concern.”
Federal agencies should stop custom-building tech products and services, according to the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
Joint venture agreements continue to be a hot topic among small business federal contractors. For good reason: if the agreement is properly prepared, a joint venture allows two companies (including, in the case of an approved mentor and protégé, a large business) to augment their capabilities and jointly bid on a federal project.
Do you understand your customer’s ambitions for the buying efforts and resulting projects that you are working with them on? Are you sure?
In a move bringing to mind Etta James’ most popular refrain, SBA has proposed an amendment to its regulations which will require Woman-Owned Small Business program participants to be certified by the SBA or an SBA approved third-party certifier.