Six Common Reasons For Losing A Bid

Six Common Reasons For Losing A Bid

There are many reasons why bids win or lose. However, in this newsletter, we’ll review the six most common issues and mistakes that cause proposals to lose. Compliance One of the most common (and heartbreaking) reasons for losing a bid is non-compliance. It can be...
GSA Offers Industry Training on its Polaris Submission Portal

GSA Offers Industry Training on its Polaris Submission Portal

The General Services Administration (GSA) will hold a training session this Friday to help bidders understand how to use the Polaris Submission Portal (PSP), the interface bidders must use to submit questions to the government and their final Polaris proposal. Polaris is an IT Services Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) with no contract ceiling, and there are four competition pools in which bidders can compete.

GSA’s New Cloud Computing Multiple Award BPA: Ascend

GSA’s New Cloud Computing Multiple Award BPA: Ascend

The General Services Administration (GSA) wants to simplify and standardize governmentwide cloud acquisitions by establishing a Multiple Award Blanket Purchase Agreement. The agency’s latest effort, called Ascend, results from months of research and feedback from...
New Polaris Pools Are Live: GSA Issues Final Polaris Solicitations

New Polaris Pools Are Live: GSA Issues Final Polaris Solicitations

The General Services Administration (GSA) has issued the last two bidding opportunities for Polaris, an IT Services Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) with no contract ceiling. The agency released final Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for the Service-Disabled...