330 – Doing Business With The VA (w/David Geary)

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Paul talks about common acquisition practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs with special guest David Geary,…

328 – The RFP Zone

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the RFP Zone, the third of the four Acquisition Time Zones. (Episode 317…

327 – What is an Independent Monitor?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) What can happen when a contractor breaks the rules? We’ve talked about suspension and debarment, the extreme…

325 – The Market Research Zone

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul discuss the Market Research Zone, the second of the four Acquisition Time Zones. (Episode…

323 – What is a Mid-Size Business? (REFRESHER)

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) FAR 2.101 defines small business. Everything else is a large business. Most companies, however, are not very…

315 – RFP Questions with Wendy Frieman

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Given the complexity of most Government Requests for Proposals (RFPs) questions are inevitable. Paul discusses the sensitive…

296 – What is a Contracting Officer?

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) Kevin and Paul describe the role and responsibilities of the Contracting Officer from a FAR perspective and…

288 – The Protest Window

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) There is no such thing as a late protest. As you might expect, the rules around when…

263 – beta.sam.gov

If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!) GovCon isn’t static. Many of the common themes of the podcast, like context and communication, never change….