Ensure Success on Your Next IT Program

  |  May 20, 2015

OCI hosted it’s second in a series of seminars targeted for private sector professionals developing solutions and proposals to the Federal government. The event took place at the Tower Club, Tysons Corner, Virginia on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Former government executives Pat Schambach and Jim Williams (Schambach & Williams Consulting LLC) along with Mark Tolbert... Read More

An Open Letter to Our Customers

  |  April 28, 2015

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The busy season is nearly on top of us. Twenty-two years of record keeping demonstrates that May is nearly always the fastest month in the Federal proposal preparation year. The table below shows what percentage of the year’s business we do each month, based on a recent 5-year average. Our business pattern is pretty typical... Read More

DHITS I Status Moves Right- April Update

  |  April 28, 2015


As with many large IDIQ’s, the timing for DHITS I is moving to the right. From the May 2015 RFP Release date we reported previously, the date is now estimated at October 2015, with awards in summer of 2016. A second-draft RFP is expected in July, one year after the first draft. A third industry day is scheduled for July 16, 2015, to be followed by a final strategy development step prior to the procurement execution phase. DHITS will be in focus for a host of federal contractors, large and small, and the competition will be intense. Small business will be substantially represented, up to about 40%.

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