10 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE TRYING TO GET A GSA SCHEDULE (and where to find the answers).

1. WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW? Take advantage of Training. The General Services Administration (GSA) offers free onsite and web-based courses to help you obtain and use schedules. 2. WHAT ALTERNATIVES ARE THERE? Evaluate alternatives such as GSA Global Supply, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACS), and subcontracting/teaming. 3. WHO BUYS WHAT I SELL? See this… Continue reading 10 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE TRYING TO GET A GSA SCHEDULE (and where to find the answers).

GSA OASIS SB Notes, More Notes, and a Little Bit of News

NOTES MORE NOTES   January 5: With the release of the Pool 2 On-Ramp Modification, some dramatic changes are put in place. A much larger list of NAICS codes are available for the selection of Relevant Experience Primary Projects. Also, the requirements for the Relevant Experience Secondary Projects were changed. These changes result in a… Continue reading GSA OASIS SB Notes, More Notes, and a Little Bit of News

To GSA or not to GSA, That is the Question. GSA Fact & Fiction.

General Services Administration, most commonly referred to as GSA has been in the acquisition business since its establishment in 1949. Before we go any further, let’s see how much you know about the GSA. According to their Website, the GSA regulated the sale of office supplies to federal agencies and “managed some unusual operations, such as rubber… Continue reading To GSA or not to GSA, That is the Question. GSA Fact & Fiction.

KEY PERSONNEL IN THE GOVERNMENT PROPOSAL PROCESS

KEY PERSONNEL IN THE GOVERNMENT PROPOSAL PROCESS CAPTURE MANAGER 1. The Capture Manager establishes the opportunity, qualifies it based on customer needs, company capabilities and strategy, and competition. 2. If possible, the Capture Manager meets with the customer ahead of time to establish relationships and to possibly shape the opportunity through presentation of company solutions.… Continue reading KEY PERSONNEL IN THE GOVERNMENT PROPOSAL PROCESS