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How to Capitalize on Multi-Award Contract Vehicles

How to Capitalize on Multi-Award Contract Vehicles

The Government is relying more on multi-award contract vehicles, and it’s clear why. Instead of a having to go through a lengthy, 12- to 18-month procurement process for each scope of work required, the Government can award a contract in two to four months, ...
CIO-SP4 Protest Decision Announced

CIO-SP4 Protest Decision Announced

On 23 November 2021, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) sustained a protest, in part, against the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) regarding their handling of mentor-protégé joint ventures in ...
Save 35% During our Biggest Sale of the Year

Save 35% During our Biggest Sale of the Year

Want an easy way to win more government contracts? Take a few hours and learn the best techniques for writing proposals. Save 35% on any of our training products: in-person or virtual classes, self-study courses, or books and tools.  Whether you’re just ...
Thanksgiving Annual Proposal Training Sale

Thanksgiving Annual Proposal Training Sale

With a spirit of gratitude entering the holiday season, our team is opening the sale for foundations and advanced business development, capture, and proposal training courses and self-study products at the lowest price of the year. From November 22, 2021 thru ...
Invest in Your Workers During National Apprenticeship Week

Invest in Your Workers During National Apprenticeship Week

Apprenticeships provide workers with a reliable path to better jobs and wages, and the federal government continues to invest heavily in expanding apprenticeship programs nationwide. As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we at OST are proud to partner ...
Six Tips for Writing Proposals Better & Faster

Six Tips for Writing Proposals Better & Faster

Everyone knows that if you don’t bid then you can’t win. There is much to be said about a thorough and rigorous capture and bid/no-bid process, but companies that grow aggressively also write lots of proposals. If your goal is to submit more bids, then you must ...
Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Today our nation recognizes the 20M veterans & their families who've served to ensure our freedoms. OST Global Solutions is fortunate to have veterans working with us. We're proud to have so many of you in our OST Global Solutions family & the communities we ...
The Secret to Winning More Government Contracts: Capture

The Secret to Winning More Government Contracts: Capture

Government contractors who win the most pay a lot of attention to pre-proposal preparation and other activities aimed at raising win probability. This pre-proposal work is generally called capture.  goal of capture is to gain a competitive advantage before an RFP ...
10 Strategies for Winning Fast Turn-Around Proposals

10 Strategies for Winning Fast Turn-Around Proposals

As businesses get smarter about writing government proposals, competition for government contracts is tightening. It’s tougher than ever to differentiate your business and technical capabilities from your competition. The knowledge and skills of how to win ...
Are You at Risk of Losing Your Contract?

Are You at Risk of Losing Your Contract?

The cardinal sin of any government contractor is to lose the bread-and-butter contract that they rely on as a major revenue stream. This is a job they should know inside out. They have likely bonded with the customer and can recite the customer’s challenges and ...
Advanced Capture Management | November 4th & 5th

Advanced Capture Management | November 4th & 5th

November 4, 2021 – November 5, 2021: 2-Day Course from 9am-5pm both days OST’s Advanced Capture Management class takes capture management to the next level, showcasing exactly what it takes to maximize win probability and mastermind the most effective win ...
Strategies for Penetrating Government Market for the First Time

Strategies for Penetrating Government Market for the First Time

Here are some realistic strategies for penetrating the market if you don’t have extensive government connections. We will start with the easiest approach and end with the most challenging entry method. 1.     Start as a subcontractor to an established government ...