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The latest insights for government contracting success, GSA Schedule assistance, & IT Manufacturer support.

Morgan Taylor

At Winvale, Morgan is involved with both the Business Development and Consulting departments where she assists with blog writing, analytical research and marketing for program initiatives and events. While assisting different Winvale teams, Morgan has helped create new training, developed innovative programs, and contributed overall to the daily needs and responsibilities of her team members.

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GSA Schedule

How Do I Get a GSA Schedule Contract?

By: Morgan Taylor
January 9th, 2019

Having a GSA Schedule contract can provide a whole new world of business opportunities for your company. Billions of dollars go through GSA contracts each year, and there are millions of GSA contractors. The GSA Schedules program is a great way to break into government sales, but it can be a lengthy and confusing process if you’re not familiar with the requirements. Check out the steps to getting on a GSA Schedule below.

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Government

CISA 2018: Big News for US Government Contractors

By: Morgan Taylor
November 28th, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security recently gained a new agency thanks to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2018. The agency, called the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), focuses on U.S. cybersecurity, infrastructure security, and emergency communications. This new initiative will require the collaboration of a variety of private and public-sector organizations, which could mean great upcoming opportunities for government contractors!

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Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Do you know what the real benefits of being on the GSA Schedule are? Learn the top 10 reasons (and advantages) why you should consider it.

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GSA Schedule 36 to Undergo Major SIN Updates

By: Morgan Taylor
September 14th, 2018

Times are changing, and the General Services Administration (GSA) is trying to keep up. The GSA Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Integrated Workplace Center (IWAC) recently drafted new efforts to update Schedule 36, the Office, Imaging and Document Solution Schedule. Here are some of the changes you may want to look out for in the upcoming months.

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It’s Spending Spree Season: Start Preparing for Fourth Quarter Spending

By: Morgan Taylor
April 4th, 2018

As a government contractor, you may have noticed the “spending spree” trend of the Fourth Quarter (Q4). Almost 1/3 of all federal contract dollars are awarded during Q4 consistently from year to year as many of the Federal agencies have “use it or lose it” budgets. As a contractor, you should be prepared for this increase of business. Check out these tips to help your business take advantage of the government’s extra spending!

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The Top Three Reasons You Should be Keeping up with Federal News

By: Morgan Taylor
March 21st, 2018

There is no time like the present to start keeping up with U.S. federal news. I know you may be thinking we’re talking about politics, but the reality is that Federal news covers much more than that and often covers news directly related to government contracting.

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Business Development

Small Fish in a Big Pond

By: Morgan Taylor
March 14th, 2018

The Mentor-Protégé (MP) program is a great program for small or disadvantaged businesses just starting out in government contracting or for businesses that need a helping hand when it comes to growing their government contracting practice. The Mentor-Protégé program may work with any business size, including other than small (mid-sized) businesses. The Small Business Administration (SBA) developed two of the most well-known MP programs: the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program and the 8(a) Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program.

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