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District of Columbia Selects GOVPROP.com to Provide Procurement Technical Assistance
(PRWEB) NOVEMBER 06, 2015 Government Proposal Solutions Inc. (GPSI) announced today that it has been selected to provide assistance to the District of Columbia Procurement Technical Assistance Center (DC PTAC). GPSI (http://www.GOVPROP.com) will support the Center in its efforts to provide small business counseling to help companies successfully navigate the government contracting process. DC PTAC (http://dslbd.dc.gov/service/dc-procurement-technical-assistance-center-dc-ptac) is a program within[..]
Why does hiring proposal consultants & SMEs directly through GOVPROP.com make more sense than going through a proposal consulting agency/company?
Eight months of matching government contractors with expert consultants has highlighted some significant differences between the highly streamlined GOVPROP.com direct consultant model and the older, more traditional proposal consulting agency model. At GOVPROP, we've already seen that our clients are getting the same people for a lower price.  In many cases, the agency hasn’t been adding value, especially for one[..]
WT Report: Government buyers balancing quality, price
By Nick Wakeman, Washington Technology Original blog The latest Washington Technology Insider Report focuses on purchasing trends for 2016, and the findings show that government buyers are looking for competing values: price and best value. In the report – 2016 Trends in Government Purchasing – respondents rank both security and quality of their vendor above price, but not by much. Security was[..]
Court decision impacts how SBA determines service-disabled veteran ownership
As described in detail below by John Tolle, there have been some court decisions that impact how the SBA determines service-disabled veteran ownership control. Detailed Description: In a recent Court of Federal Claims decision, COFC 14-1174C, Precise Systems Inc. v. US, the court found that the SBA was free to ignore whether a stock plan diminishes a Veteran owner's control. Specifically,[..]
New proposed legislation could impact every small business owner
As described in detail below by John Tolle, legislation has been proposed that would significantly increase the percentage of business to be awarded to small businesses in all the social-economic categories. Detailed Description: There is proposed legislation to increase small business contracting goals could redirect up to $10 billion in federal awards to small firms, according to the bill's sponsors.[..]
Five myths about doing business with the government
With its multi-billion dollar budgets and longer-term contracts, the government marketplace can be a tremendous revenue source for companies. There are proven strategies for successfully penetrating this market. However, it’s not a walk in the park. So, I’d like to debunk some common government sales mythology. Myth # 1 – A new salesperson should be able to deliver signed contracts[..]
Government Contractor and Consultant Online Matching Service Partners With Market Research Company
McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Eric Adolphe, the CEO and founder of Government Proposal Solutions, Inc. (GPSI -http://www.GOVPROP.com) announced a strategic partnership with FEDMINE (http://www.FEDMINE.us). Mr. Adolphe described the new relationship as adding to GPSI’s ability to enable our member companies “to meet or exceed their growth and profitability goals at far less cost than the investment required to[..]
Why do so many small disadvantaged businesses fail to graduate?
There are numerous reasons so many small businesses in the 8(a), HUB zone, SDVOB and similar programs fail to successfully graduate to the full and open procurement environment. Put another way, there are several steps small businesses should take to transition to a larger competitive company.  In my earlier career, I experienced two effective graduations and, since then, several others with[..]
3 Trends Shaping State & Local Contracting Growth in 2015
Onvia’s 3 Trends Shaping State & Local Contracting Growth in 2015 white paper reflects on important trends that are expected to shape government contracting this year for those vendors selling into the highly fragmented state, local and education government markets. This white paper is free for GovProp members and is available directly from Onvia’s website. HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WHITE PAPER[..]
Silicon Valley Veteran, Jill Stelfox, Joins Government Proposal Solutions Inc. (GPSI) Board of Directors
Government Proposal Solutions Inc. (http://www.GOVPROP.com) announced today that Jill Stelfox, Vice President and General Manager Location Solutions at Zebra Technologies, San Jose, CA has joined the Board of Directors as chair of the Finance Committee. GPSI matches government contractors and grantees with verified experts and consultants athttp://www.GOVPROP.com. Stelfox is an acknowledged industry expert in the development of dynamic solutions and[..]