Put yourself in the shoes of a government procurement agent, wading through all the bids received for a government contract. Often, the competition is fierce, which means tens, maybe hundreds, of proposals are sent to the department. The procurement agent must review each one and… Read More »Never Do This When Answering an RFP
Submitting a construction bid to a government agency can be a long and exhaustive process. If you’re going to take the time and effort to put your hat in the ring for a state, local, and education (SLED) project, you might as well put your… Read More »Five Key Components of a Successful Construction Bid
Procurement networks are a fantastic way to stay on top of a variety of government contracting opportunities. A procurement network that specializes in government contracts is probably your best bet, and one that offers eBidding is even better! This just means that you can submit… Read More »How to Successfully Use a Procurement Network
How to Systemize Bids to Make It Easier for Procurement Officers Ask any government procurement agent, and they’ll agree that wading through bid after bid to see if vendors meet minimum requirements is time-consuming! Government procurement agents already have so much on their plates, this… Read More »How to Efficiently Review RFP Bids
Pros and Cons of Working with Small Businesses There are many benefits to working with a small business. As procurement agents review bids from both big and small companies, they should consider the needs of the current project and select the right-sized company for the… Read More »Pros & Cons of Working with Small Businesses
Benefits of Procurement Automation to Find Government Work As the trillion-dollar Infrastructure Bill makes its way through the negotiation and approval process, vendors should start considering how they will find and apply for those projects once they come through. We all know that the RFP… Read More »Using Procurement Automation to Find Government Work
Benefits of eBidding system in Georgia Georgia is booming, with several areas experiencing rapid population growth. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, not only is Atlanta one of the fastest-growing large cities over the last decade, growing by 18.7 percent, but small Southern towns grew… Read More »Local Agency eBidding Benefits in Georgia
Offered through the Small Business Administration (SBA), HUBZone supports small business growth in historically underutilized business zones, aiding those small businesses which are in economically struggling communities.
When fiscal calendars wind down, procurement agents may be feeling confident about their performance, or they may feel like they could do with some changes. Either way, this is a good time to pause and review not only how the procurement planning has developed, but… Read More »Planning Tips for Procurement Officers at the End of the Fiscal Year
Today, DemandStar is excited to announce a huge improvement to the Awards process, and the first steps towards our upcoming Contract Management feature.