Video: 4 Little Known Facts about Government Contracting

Nov 19, 2019 4:03:55 PM / by David Rockwell posted in USFCR Academy, General Government Contracting, Videos

Do you know the best way to find your target agency? Want to know why some of your past performance is invisible to contracting officers? Learn the answers to four little known facts in this USFCR Academy Live excerpt.

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Podcast EP #15: The Government Buys Conduit

Nov 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Podcast

You will see your business grow faster if you choose the right partners on your journey into government contracting. Partners can come in many forms. You could partner with a third-party registration firm to cut through red tape. You could team with a company to expand your capabilities. You could merge with a business to form a joint venture. Or you could form a prime-sub relationship to fulfill a specific contract requirement. This podcast episode will explore the concept of networking and partnering as well as provide an example of it in action.

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Strange Contracts Signed by The U.S. Government Video

Oct 30, 2019 4:37:49 PM / by David Rockwell posted in USFCR Academy, General Government Contracting, Videos

Did the Department of Defense actually spend $4,000 on creative movement classes? Find out about that contract and other strange procurements of the U.S. government in the video below.

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Podcast EP 12: The Government Buys a Narrative

Oct 29, 2019 4:18:39 PM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Podcast

The Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) is a portal used by federal agencies to find small businesses for simplified acquisition contracts and micro-purchases. Prime contractors also use it to find subcontractors. In this episode, of "The Government Buys...a Podcast," we get insight from USFCR's experts about the system. 

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Podcast EP 9: The Government Buys in an Emergency

Oct 8, 2019 1:27:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP), General Government Contracting, Podcast

In the old days all government contracting was cumbersome. However, a long, complicated process is not productive when supplies are needed quickly. One instance of the government needing to buy quickly is during an emergency. In this episode of the podcast we explain how the government side-steps a lot of regulation with one simplified set of rules called Simplified Acquisition Procedures.

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Podcast EP 4: Accumulating and Presenting Past Performance

Sep 2, 2019 12:40:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Podcast

Contracting Officers will look at work that a business has completed in the past to verify that the business is a reliable choice for their procurement needs. Episode 4 of “The Government Buys a...Podcast”, explains what past performance the government may review when analyzing your business and also explains how you might present it to them.

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How to Write Effective Capabilities Statements for Your Business Video

Feb 22, 2019 1:38:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Videos

Capabilities Statements are super important for government contractors. To write a good capability statement is to get your foot in the door with federal purchasing agents and prime contractors. These one page documents show what your business does and how you do it.

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Is the War Dogs Movie Realistic? Federal Bid Trainer John Wayne II Reacts Video

Jan 10, 2019 1:40:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Videos

War Dogs is based on a true story, but is it actually how government contracting works in real life? Can a small start-up business win big with the government by just using a few tricks?

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Government Contracting and The Fabric of America Video

Oct 10, 2018 1:44:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Videos

Not only did we get through the recession, but the businesses who were set-up to help as federal contractors…many came out stronger.

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