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You’ve come across a great opportunity, but you know your company alone can’t satisfy the customer’s needs. Perhaps you should consider teaming. In this post, we’ll go over why government contractors team, and some of the pitfalls to avoid.
In later articles in this series, we’ll go over how to find potential teammates and how to develop your value proposition so that you are selected as a teaming partner.
Source: Federal Contractors: Team Up for the Benefits While Avoiding the Risks
In late 2017, we wrote that the VA was considering using tiered evaluations to simultaneously 1) comply with the VA’s statutory Rule of Two (and Kingdomware), and 2) address situations in which SDVOSBs and VOSBs might not offer “fair and reasonable” pricing.
The Department of Energy has joined the ranks of government agencies aligning part of its respective small business regulations with the SBA.
To compete for a Government contract as an SDVO (service-disabled-veteran-owned) limited liability company (LLC), a service-disable veteran must own and control the company. SBA regulations define ownership and control for LLCs (see 13 CFR 125.12 and 13). To show ownership for an LLC, one or more service-disable veterans must “unconditionally and directly own at least 51 percent interest. Regarding control, an LLC demonstrates control by a service-disabled veteran by showing that the service-disabled veteran:
Experts told lawmakers the ever-growing list of subcontractors is a complexifier.
Recently a question regarding project management prompted me to recommend a simple application of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) to deal with a project management problem.
The question and my answer are as follows:
The SBA’s 8(a) business development program is designed to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the federal marketplace. It has helped thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs to gain access to Government contracts. To qualify, small businesses must be owned and controlled at least 51 percent by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals who are American citizens. It also helps to be able to demonstrate potential for business success and possess good character.
A court decision requires the agency to revisit some of its scoring.
Given your interest in selling to Uncle Sam and doing Government contract work, it is essential to have a ‘Government-friendly’ website. When buyers are researching your company looking for the products or services you provide, the first or second place they look is your website. Get guidelines and tips on the characteristics your website needs.