Russell Smith | August 15, 2019
Every year about this time, we see a repeated ritual: DoD commands rush to spend remaining budget dollars as fast as possible. (DoD spends 1/3 of its annual budget in fourth fiscal quarter.) The result is a frenzy of procurement activity, mostly through simple contracts such as Task Orders (TO) and Invitation to Bid (IFB).... Read More
Russell Smith | July 19, 2019
After what has seemed like an eon, the draft RFP for the $6B RAPID IV program finally came out yesterday – July 18, 2019. And the final RFP is expected in late September. It comes as a relief to contractors that the RFP doesn’t even genuflect to the new NASA paradigm that – the contractor... Read More
Russell Smith | June 27, 2019
During my career, I have evaluated, reviewed, edited, or written over 20,000 resumes, mostly for technical personnel. This experience was obtained in preparing staffing and personnel sections for Government proposals.