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The Government Buys...a Podcast

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Join us as we discuss government contracting news, tips, and how-to's.

Join us as we discuss government contracting news, tips, and how-to's.

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United States

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Join us as we discuss government contracting news, tips, and how-to's.

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@USFCRGOV

Language:

English

Contact:

727-498-4130


Episodes

Episode 22: Interview with Brett W. Josephson Ph.D. Part 2

2/11/2020
On this episode of TGBAP we interview Brett W. Josephson, Ph.D. Brett is the Director of Executive Development at George Mason University and an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Mason’s School of Business. He is also an Affiliated Faculty member for Mason’s Center for Government Contracting. His unique research into government contracting provides insights for businesses moving into the federal market. Part 2 of the conversation answers the question, "Is the government a good customer?"...

Duration:00:20:16

Episode 21: Interview with Brett W. Josephson Ph.D. Part 1

2/4/2020
On this episode of TGBAP, we interview Brett W. Josephson, Ph.D. Brett is the Director of Executive Development at George Mason University and an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Mason’s School of Business. He is also an Affiliated Faculty member for Mason’s Center for Government Contracting. His unique research into government contracting provides insights for businesses moving into the federal market. Part 1 of the conversation explores the major questions one might ask when researching...

Duration:00:19:58

Episode 20: The Government Buys From Small Businesses

12/24/2019
Small business set asides can make a crucial difference in a small business owner's ability to compete in a federal contracting marketplace that is typically dominated by large corporations. Join us as we root for the underdog in this episode of The Government Buys A Podcast.

Duration:00:16:39

Episode 19: The Government Buys From Woman Owned Small Businesses

12/17/2019
Woman Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB) can be eligible for set asides that can even the playing field in an oftentimes male-dominated federal contracting marketplace. Get your documents together and find out what it takes to qualify on this episode of The Government Buys A Podcast.

Duration:00:09:52

Episode 18: The Government Buys From Veterans

12/10/2019
Set asides for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses can provide an advantage to veterans in the competitive federal contracting marketplace. Stand behind those who have stood behind us all on this episode of The Government Buys a Podcast.

Duration:00:14:39

Episode 17: The Government Buys Salsa

12/3/2019
A current registration in the System for Award Management is the key to getting paid for the federal contracts you complete as a government contractor. Making sure a business of any size is compliant with all federal regulations can increase your odds of winning government contracts and make you an attractive partner to other contractors. Grab your chips and get ready to learn the recipe for the secret sauce!

Duration:00:15:12

Episode 16: The Government Buys a Set

11/26/2019
Award Notices are given when a federal agency awards a contract in response to a solicitation. Government contractors can learn a great deal from an award notice in addition to finding out which vendor won the contract and for how much. Just because the contract has been awarded to a vendor doesn’t mean the work is over. Roll up your sleeves, it's time to get deep and deconstruct what valuable information is hidden in award notices.

Duration:00:16:43

Episode 15: The Government Buys Conduit

11/19/2019
You will see your business grow faster if you choose the right partners on your journey into government contracting. Partners can come in many forms. You could partner with a third-party registration firm to cut through red tape. You could team with a company to expand your capabilities. You could merge with a business to form a joint venture. Or you could form a prime-sub relationship to fulfill a specific contract requirement. This podcast episode will explore the concept of networking and...

Duration:00:17:27

Episode 14: The Government Buys an Underdog

11/12/2019
Today's Topic: Set-asides give small businesses a major advantage when it comes to winning contracts. If it wasn't for these distinctions, small businesses would have a much more difficult time getting established in government contracting. This system is designed to level the playing field so that everyone gets a shot. HUBZone Certification is one of the more confusing set-asides to get involved in and that's why we'll dedicate this podcast episode to understanding it more.

Duration:00:17:26

Episode 11: The Government Buys on a Schedule

10/22/2019
The General Services Administration (GSA) has a big part in the process of government contracting. Some people have a bad impression of the GSA because they are so interconnected into the process. This episode explains it all leaves you feeling like you understand how to use the GSA's resources to make money for your business.

Duration:00:17:14

Episode 10: The Government Gets an Update

10/15/2019
How a Business Started specifically for government contracting and then got a major break.

Duration:00:27:26

Episode 9: The Government Buys in an Emergency

10/8/2019
How a Business Started specifically for government contracting and then got a major break.

Duration:00:16:22

Episode 8: The Government Buys Medical Supplies - The MSPV Program

10/1/2019
How a Business Started specifically for government contracting and then got a major break.

Duration:00:25:20

Episode 7: The Government Buys a...Cloud - The JEDI and DEOS Contracts

9/23/2019
What does the JEDI and DEOS Contracts Mean for Your Business.

Duration:00:19:13

Episode 6: Spending Spree

9/16/2019
Today's Topic: How Spending in Quarter Four of Government Contracting Increases

Duration:00:16:54

Episode 5: Key Personnel, Your Team's Experts

9/9/2019
Today's Topic: Key Personnel

Duration:00:12:30

Episode 4: Accumulating and Presenting Past Performance

9/2/2019
Today's Topic: Past Performance: Your Government "Resume"

Duration:00:14:01

Episode 3: Building Relationships with Contracting Officers

8/26/2019
Today's Topic: Acquisitions Specialist Helps a Business Win a Contract

Duration:00:12:40

Episode 2: The System to Conquer All Systems, SAM

8/19/2019
Today's Topic: First Step to Getting Paid: The System For Award Management

Duration:00:14:18

Episode 1: NAICS Codes, The First Key to Government Contracting

8/12/2019
Today's Topic: NAICS Codes. What are they and how can they help you maximize government contracting opportunities.

Duration:00:10:06