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Using GSA contracts to assist state and local governments in disaster recovery

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With the recent disasters from tornadoes to floods and wild fires, it is a good time to review state and local governments’ ability to use GSA Schedule contracts for disaster recovery.

How to use social media to better sell to the Government

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The Government has been moving into the social media for some time now. Since Wikipedia launched in 2001 and Facebook in 2004, GSA has been in the forefront of adopting the emerging technologies in social media.

OMB tasked Federal agencies with eliminating 800 data centers by 2015

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So what is your value proposition to the SIs as they develop their strategies and solutions to help Government move forward in their data consolidation efforts?

Getting creative for better contracts

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If contractors and agencies want to make contracting easier and more efficient, both sides need to take full advantage of the range of contracting and purchasing options available.

Researching the GSA Schedule Market

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When considering the cost and benefit of pursuing a GSA Schedule contract, the question always comes up as to what is the size of the market? Is the potential sales benefit worth the cost of pursuing and the maintaining the GSA Schedule contract?

Changes in the GSA Schedule Program

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There have been 2 changes in the past month in the GSA Schedule program. February 16th GSA updated “Eligibility to Use GSA Sources of Supply and Services” and March 16th the new Ordering Procedures for Federal Supply Schedules (FSS) were issued in the Federal Acquisition Circular FAC 2005-50.

Using GSA schedules to sell more to the US government

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As the acquisition arm of the federal government, GSA plays a vital role in connecting the private sector with federal agencies fulfilling their business needs. GSA offers professional services, equipment, supplies…

What is a Continuing Resolution?

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A continuing resolution essentially maintains government spending at the levels of the previous fiscal year – or now at the FY2010 levels. Agencies can spend in pro-rated amounts at last year’s levels. No new major programs can be launched unless Congress authorizes them in the CR.

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IDIQs and GSA Schedules – Understanding the Contract Vehicles

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With all of the talk about IDIQs and the vehicles available for Federal buyers, do you understand the terms now in use? There are IDIQs that are GWACs, MACs, EWACs and these are different from GSA Schedules. So what do these terms mean?