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Did you know there are at least 16 different variations of government contracts available? Before you can begin to solicit contracts from the government, you need to know which type of contract would be the most beneficial for your business.  Here’s a list of the different...

Are you beginning to build a business and career around government acquisitions? As I’m sure you’ve noticed, there’s a great deal of information you’ll need to master to successfully bid--and win--government contracts. To help you steer through the obstacles that you’ll encounter as you progress to...

In recent years, government contracting has come to rely increasingly on Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs). Whether hiring new names in the industry or adept veterans, OTAs are the method of choice for many large government agencies.  According to federal law, agencies can use OTAs for "basic,...

The path to winning government contracts can seem convoluted--especially when you’re first starting out. It can often feel daunting to navigate the different requirements from finding your DUNS number and your NAICS classifications, getting your security clearances--all before you can begin soliciting proposals.  There’s a lot...

Despite pandemic-induced setbacks that derailed many industries, last year’s Department of Defense contract spending was booming. A combination of already lofty planned expenditures--paired with emergency money dumps--drove DoD spending to record highs in 2020. The 45th President’s commitment to rebuilding our national defenses reached an unrivaled...

Are you trying to work out exactly what a Corrective Action Request is? This is a question that many suppliers to the Department of Defense have. If you want to keep your contract and continue getting more contracts, it’s vital that you get your head around...