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Government Business Development | Government

What an ISO 9001:2015 Certification Means for Government Contractors

By: Stephanie Hagan
February 23rd, 2024

Every company strives to stay organized and run smoothly, but it can be difficult to maintain a system that stands the test of time and is successfully carried out by all employees. Who is going to be held accountable and ensure there is continuous improvement when it comes to quality? Where do you even start? This is why many companies go through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 certification.

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What the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Means for Government Contractors

By: Marissa Sims
February 20th, 2024

In December 2023, President Biden signed the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This act brought about significant changes in procurement practices and will impact all government contractors doing business with the Department of Defense (DoD). Understanding the implications of this act throughout each year and how it affects your business is important. In this blog, I will explain what the National Defense Agency Act means and how it impacts all GSA Schedule 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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Is Your Business Ready for Government Contracting?

By: Lucy Hoak
February 14th, 2024

Selling to the government can be a lucrative route for contractors, with government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels constantly procuring goods and services. However, entering the government contracting world can be daunting, with its unique regulations, requirements and procedures not found in the commercial marketplace. In order to succeed as a government contractor, you’ll want to make sure your business is adequately prepared to begin government contracting. In this blog, we’ll discuss steps you can take to ensure that you’re ready to compete for government contracting opportunities.

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What Are National Stock Numbers (NSNs)?

By: Stephanie Hagan
February 7th, 2024

Since the federal government is so vast and is comprised of hundreds of agencies, departments, and units, organization is key. This is especially true when it comes to government contracting. One of the numerous ways the government streamlines and standardizes the procurement process is with National Stock Numbers (NSNs).

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Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs) and their Role in Federal Contracting

By: Stephen Denby
February 5th, 2024

It’s becoming a well-known fact that the federal government is actively working toward prioritizing small business participation, from increased contracting dollars to making entry into the government marketplace more feasible, especially for Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs). The Small Disadvantaged Business designation was set up to promote involvement and provide more support for small businesses in the federal contracting space. In this blog, let’s discuss SDBs, the available programs for them, and what their role is in government contracting.

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Expand Small Business Access to Federal Contracts

By: Stephanie Hagan
January 31st, 2024

For small businesses, especially those with GSA Schedule contracts, breaking into the federal market can often feel overwhelming. The challenge? Standing out in a world dominated by larger, more established companies. Small businesses have historically struggled to gain the momentum needed to secure federal contracts. As consultants navigating the complex waters of federal contracting and a small business ourselves, we understand the concerns and frustrations small businesses face.

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