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HILTON HEAD AND GSA SCHEDULES – WHAT COULD BE BETTER?

Join Allen Federal and Federal Publications Seminars in lovely Hilton Head South Carolina this July for Hilton Head Government Contracts Week!  A key feature of the week will be the popular July 22-23 Advanced Issues in Multiple Award Schedule Contracting class, with Allen Federal’s own Larry Allen and Jonathan Aronie of Sheppard Mullin.  The Advanced Issues class features the latest tips on contract compliance, schedule contract negotiation, extensions, day-to-day management, and more!  You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you may beat your head against a wall at the Hilton, or someplace else.  Get all the information you need to know about the Advanced Issues in Schedules Contracting Class and Hilton Head Contracts Week here:  http://www.fedpubseminars.com/Training/Hilton-Head-Government-Contracts-Week/

GOVERNMENT BUSINESS STALLED? THREE WAYS TO GET IT BACK IN GEAR

It’s not the first quarter, nor the last quarter and your federal business may feel as sluggish as the Washington, D.C. weather.  If so, here are three tips to get it in high gear:  1. Look outside Washington:  Sure, Washington is where lots of federal business is generated.  Nearly every federal installation, no matter where it is, has a warranted contracting officer.  Those CO’s don’t like to put their warrants on the shelf gathering dust.  What’s more, they and their colleagues may not be as jaded from the steady stream of contractors that take up space and time in DC federal buildings.  Go West, or even South or North. Read more

SURVEY SAYS VIRTUAL WORLD ONLY WORKS IF WE’RE VIRTUAL PEOPLE

There’s a lot that can be accomplished with modern communications tools.  Web-Ex meetings, e-mails, Skype, etc. all facilitate conversation among peers and customers.  According to a recent survey of federal officials, though, nothing beats face-to-face meetings to get things done.  Seven in 10 said that face-to-face contact “offers the best way to build public-private Read more