Using Set Asides Effectively to Win Contracts

Using Set Asides effectively in government means gaining an advantage. Set Asides are designed to level the competitive playing field for Small Businesses. Really understanding Set Asides and how to effectively use them seems to elude a lot of Small Business owners. In this article we will take a closer look into your Set Aside and what it means to…

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What is a BOA

A Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) is a written instrument of understanding, negotiated between an agency, contracting activity, or contracting office and a contractor, that contains the (1) terms and clauses applying to future contracts (orders) between the parties during its term, (2) a description, as specific as practicable, of supplies or services to be provided, and (3) methods for pricing,…

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2017 Government Set Aside Report

In this contracting report we take a deeper look at government spending to give you a better understanding of what is happening in the world of government contracting. When we think of set aside goals we usually think in terms of prime contracts being awarded, but the Government’s goals for Small Business designations are based on prime and sub-contracting awards. As…

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Women Owned Businesses to See More Opportunity

Recent changes in the WOSB program expanding the authority of sole source awards to woman owned and or disadvantaged small businesses has created opportunity for many small businesses. As of this post the numbers show great promise! The Government’s fiscal year starts on Oct 1st and that means when most of us recognize the New Year, our Government’s year is…

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