Preparing a Compliant Proposal: An Art or a Science?
By: Kristen Kwiatkowski, Manager; and Eric Poppe, Manager Preparing a technical and cost proposal for any company can be a daunting task. Not only do you need to prove that you have the services or products the customer needs, but you need to prove you can provide them better than your competitors, at the best price, and still make your company a profit. Layer in the complexities of government contracting, and you have an intricate dance that many spend their whole careers trying to master. In addition to fighting your own challenges on preparing a compliant proposal, you may also. Read More.
It’s About Time: GSA Finally Releases Alliant 2 Request for Proposals
On June 24, 2016, the General Services Administration (“GSA”) released its Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for the long-awaited Alliant 2 Small Business (“A2SB”) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (“GWAC”). The government estimates that a maximum of 80 awards will be made for A2SB, which has a $15 billion ceiling over 10 years. A2SB will be an contract that provides IT solutions through a broad range of services. For contractors deciding or preparing to bid on A2SB, it is imperative to gain sufficient information about the RFP and its scoring methodology. GSA officials are adamant that respondents read the entire 174 page RFP,. Read More.
Topics: Alliant 2, Alliant 2 Small Business "A2SB", Cognizant Federal Agency "CFA", Defense Contract Audit Agency "DCAA", Defense Contract Management Agency "DCMA", Forward Pricing Rate Agreements, forward pricing rate recommendations "FPRR", General Services Administration "GSA", Governmentwide Acquisition Contract "GWAC", indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity “IDIQ”, Request for Proposal "RFP"