Cry ‘Havoc!’ and let slip the dogs of business development! Ah yes, we now have the first batch of CIO-SP3 small business on-ramps with the batch of 40+ SDVOSB awards. Congratulations to the winners! These awardees have a fantastic and versatile contract vehicle to leverage. But a win begs the question: What do you do…
Success in the federal market isn’t what it used to be. Over the last 10 years, we’ve all witnessed an extraordinary amount of business opportunities. Those days are over. Now is the time that will separate the businesses with real value and real smarts from those that “got lucky.” Succeeding – not just surviving – will be achieved through well-developed strategies, thoughtful and thorough market research and analysis, effective competitive intelligence, creative communications, and, above all, a laser-like focus on what you do best
This post is a follow-on from a previous blog on focusing a black hat review. If you’ve been doing the GOVCON business development thing for a while, you’re probably familiar with the black hat review. To be certain that we’re on the same page, we execute black hat reviews in order to: Evaluate competitor strengths…
If you’ve been doing the GOVCON business development thing for a while, you probably know what a “black hat review” is. Just in case we don’t have the same definition, though, we execute black hat reviews in order to: Evaluate competitor strengths and weaknesses specific to an opportunity; Anticipate competitor win strategies; and Build counters…
As the head of business development for Integrity Management Services, I have relied on Brian’s knowledge and support in the areas of capture management, competitive intelligence, and development processes. I have bid on government contracts for the past 18 years with both Integrity Management Services and SafeGuard Services, and I can say without hesitation that he is as thorough and knowledgeable as any individual with whom I have ever worked. I consider his input indispensable.
“I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Brian and his team of professionals at FedSavvy Strategies for the last two years. In that time, he has served as a mentor, and a value provider of strategic business intelligence, key capture support, and was instrumental in the maturing and implementation of processes and strategies, that are fundamental to my company taking that “next step”. I find this cooperative relationship as a real multiplier and “value add” for me. Have a conversation with them, it will be time well spent.
“The FedSavvy Strategies team provided professional, high energy support to our complex Black Hat requirements on a Billion Dollar DHS program. I was particularly pleased with the exceptional preparation and background research completed on the field of competitors in preparation for the event, and Brian’s facilitation services on the actual Black Hat were continuously productive throughout the two-day session.”