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Letter contracts are a special type of contract that allow the Government to authorize a contractor to start work immediately when there isn’t time to negotiate every detail of the contract in time to meet the requirement.

Kevin and Paul discuss the Letter Contract process and describe common pitfalls that both Government and Industry should understand.

Listen and Learn… Indefinite Contract? How can a contract be indefinite?

Indefinite contracts can be used when the Government knows exactly what it wants to buy, but not how much they’ll need or when they’ll need it. Discover three types of Indefinite Delivery con-tracts and learn why they can limit administrative costs for both Industry and Government if used wisely.

Kevin and Paul discuss common uses of indefinite contracts and why it is important to understand the meaning of “indefinite”. Learn why, for industry, an indefinite contract award can be a windfall or a disappointment.

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Incentive contracts are designed to help the Government acquire goods and services at a lower cost or with improved delivery or technical performance. These contracts provide the opportunity for creativity in crafting incentives and also great peril if the incen-tives aren’t perfectly aligned with the Government’s intent.

In this episode Kevin and Paul explain the basic types of incentives and provide examples of how they can help both the Government and Industry if used wisely. But look out….the law of unintend-ed consequences can be devastating if the delicate balance of cost, schedule, and performance is not considered with every incentive.

If you need help with the Government market, join the Skyway Connection Community and get access to one-on-one insights, time-saving tools, and contract-centric training resources that will make sure you’re ready to take advantage of opportunities each time they knock.

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Join the Skyway Connection© Community!

Get access to one-on-one insights, time-saving tools, and CO-centric training resources to be ready to take advantage of opportunities each time they knock.

The Skyway Connection© Community was created specifically to help small companies expand their knowledge and capabilities, and to increase their competitive position in federal government acquisitions.

Learn more at: https://skywayacquisition.com/connect

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to Skyway Insight© Webinars
  • Unlimited access to The RFP Score™
  • Access to Ask a Contracting Officer Forum™
  • Priority Access to Skyway Team for Skyway Insight, capture, proposal support

Listen and Learn… What does “Color of Money” mean? In this special encore presentation of an important topic you’ll learn about different types of appropriations and how they impact acquisitions and the Government’s behavior. Kevin and Paul give examples of why the color of money matters and what goes on behind the scenes in a Government acquisition as a result of the appropriation type. Learn why the Government cares about the color of money and why Industry should. Why is September 30th such a busy time for acquisition offices? Give this podcast a listen to find out.

If you need help with the Government market, join the Skyway Connection Community and get access to one-on-one insights, time-saving tools, and contract-centric training resources that will make sure you’re ready to take advantage of opportunities each time they knock.

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Join the Skyway Connection© Community!

Get access to one-on-one insights, time-saving tools, and CO-centric training resources to be ready to take advantage of opportunities each time they knock.

The Skyway Connection© Community was created specifically to help small companies expand their knowledge and capabilities, and to increase their competitive position in federal government acquisitions.

Learn more at: https://skywayacquisition.com/connect

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to Skyway Insight© Webinars
  • Unlimited access to The RFP Score™
  • Access to Ask a Contracting Officer Forum™
  • Priority Access to Skyway Team for Skyway Insight, capture, proposal support