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PICTURE THIS: How Using Graphics Can Boost your Proposal Score proposal management Aug 19, 2021

Using great graphics can elevate your proposal score by engaging your evaluators instead of overwhelming them!

 

You've heard the old adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But how well does that idea stand up in the context of a highly technical government proposal --...

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Pace yourself! 6 Rules for a Realistic Proposal Calendar proposal management Aug 06, 2021

Build a Proposal Calendar with an Effective Schedule Without Burning Out Your Team

Uh-oh – the RFP or solicitation was released today, and the team is not ready! What to do next? One of the most important things you can do is set up a proposal calendar to keep the proposal effort moving...

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Your Proposal Evaluation Score capture management proposal management Aug 04, 2021

Is it more important to be compliant or compelling when responding to a proposal? We get asked this question a lot.

Yes, being 100% compliant and providing the exact information the solicitation requests is the most crucial aspect in submitting an acceptable proposal. Checking your proposal...

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4 Things to Look For When Gathering Evidence for GSA POLARIS GWAC gsa gwac polaris Jul 30, 2021

Think you're ready for GSA's Polaris GWAC? Let's see you prove it.

We've already talked about the crucial role your Relevant Experience and Past Performance projects are going to play on GSA's Polaris GWAC (In case you missed it, check out our blog on Polaris GSA scoring here!). Maybe you have...

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GSA Polaris Teaming: How is it Different from JVs? gsa gwac idiq polaris Jul 01, 2021

You might have read our previous blog about GSA's JV (Joint Venture) in Polaris but, Teaming Agreement for Polaris is another monster by itself that you might want to look into.

This is a snippet for GSA Polaris Teaming discussed. If you want to learn more about Polaris firsthand, d...

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GSA Polaris – Only the facts. Only the facts! capture management gsa idiq Jun 13, 2021

Bid-No-Bid with DATA, not just your gut.

If you are contemplating GSA’s Polaris as an IDIQ for your small business concern, here is a “one-two” punch:

  1. Polaris is a points-based award IDIQ
  2. You need data - not just your gut - to inform your BNB

Unlike other massive IDIQs with...

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3 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM GSA POLARIS UPDATE! gsa polaris Jun 01, 2021

Don't forget to register for our webinar series on how to become a prime on the Polaris GWAC IDIQ. [Register HERE!]

If you were busy at work last week getting things done ahead of the holiday weekend, you might have missed GSA's update on Polaris. This is the first official release we've seen...

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Play your Past-Perf Cards Carefully on Polaris!!!! gsa gwac polaris May 09, 2021

Don't forget to register for our webinar series on how to become a prime on the Polaris GWAC IDIQ. [Register HERE!]

So about teaming and past performance, hear me out! 

Past performance will play a substantial role in the process of awarding Prime Contract Holder slots in the upcoming...

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Think holding a GSA MAS IT contract means you’re a shoo-in for Polaris? Not so fast… capture management gsa polaris May 09, 2021

Don't forget to register for our webinar series on how to become a prime on the Polaris GWAC IDIQ. [Register HERE!]

If you are a small business selling Information Technology (IT) services or products to the Federal government, then you’ve probably already heard about GSA’s upcoming...

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3 Giants of Procurement: Polaris, SEWP and CHESS capture management gsa May 05, 2021

1 Key Lesson from Identical (or Fraternal?) Triplets.

If you are a small business selling IT to the FedGov, there is a 70% probability that you have heard about GSA’s Polaris GWAC; a 10 year, $$B IDIQ Small Business Set Aside (SBSA) for the US Government to procure “all things...

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1st String or JV for Polaris GWAC? capture management gsa May 05, 2021

Three key challenges and benefits to consider.

If the buzz on webinar attendance (register here), GSA’s Polaris GWAC IDIQ evaluators are going to have a handful to deal with this fall. One hundred or more Contract Primes are expected to meet the “bar” and make it to...

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The GSA Polaris Performance Areas and Emerging Technologies Defined With Examples capture management gsa gwac idiq proposal management Apr 20, 2021

Don't forget to register for our webinar series on how to become a prime on the Polaris GWAC IDIQ. [Register HERE!]

No need to sift through the draft RFP,  use this post to see if you're company or team has the projects needed to win a seat on GSA Polaris. 

The Polaris...

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