Back-Office Outsourcing | A Smart Move For Growing GovCons

Whether you work solo or in a large GovCon operation, competition remains constant and intense. GovCons continually seek an elusive competitive edge, perhaps in the form of larger sales teams, new lead generation systems, or broader business networking. However, many GovCons overlook the option of improving their own business structures, especially those related to the […]

Eyes Forward, Eyes Back

July.  How is that even possible???  We slugged through half of the year, most folks are considering a return to the office in some manner, everyone is back to working full time, and we haven’t seen a sourdough bread post in a really long time. As we take stock of the first half of the […]

To Bid or Not to Bid, Polaris Edition

While this may feel like yet another blog on Polaris, we can guarantee it’s one that will showcase information you haven’t seen before. Recently the govmates team (premier matchmaking for government contracting) hosted an institute to discuss the Next Generation GWAC. Panelists included moderation by Stephanie Alexander, and discussion from Global Services’ Proposal Manager Martin Hicks and BOOST LLC’s pricing genie, Jeff Halsted. The group did a brief […]

Year One

One freaking year.  We are at one year into this crazy pandemic.  The good news is that vaccines are on the way.  The bad news is that it’s still going to take a while to recover.  Some of us have faired okay, others have thrived, while others are drowning.  We’ve had multiple flavors of pandemic […]

Branding for Your Business 

📣 Attention all businesses with a website (you should have one), this message is for you. 📣  Branding is more than a set of colors and a logo. Today, branding refers to how your business stands and speaks when you are not personally doing the talking. It refers to your content, your audience, the platforms you choose to […]

Resources to Kick-Start Your New Year!

Here’s a quick collection of the BOOST blogs we shared throughout the past year! Business Lessons from the Billy Goat Trail Netiquette – Digital Marketing for Peak Visibility. Leading Through Uncertainty – The onset of leadership in a pandemic. Distributed Workforce: The Future is Now Company Culture from a Digital Perspective Puzzle Me This – […]

Takeaways from the CMMC Institute

On Wednesday, December 9th the govmates Institute hosted experts from the SC&H Group to provide timely insight on the DoD Interim Rule for CMMC (effective Dec. 1, 2020). During this discussion the panelists provided information regarding: • NIST Certifications and their correlation with CMMC Self-Evaluation Standards • A brief overview of important scorecard notes and how they apply to Small Businesses • The Interim Rule and what […]

Budgeting for 2021- Do You Get December-itis

December starts a very interesting month for those in business. It’s usually the winding-down of a calendar year with holidays, celebrations, and a chance to breathe. This year, as we already know, is one like no other. With less opportunity to party or travel it allows for the time to look ahead, set new goals, […]

Protest Basics: Pre-Award, Post-Award, and the Process

Recently BOOST’s Director of Contracts Robin Desmore and Maria Panichelli, Partner and the Chair of the Government Contracting department at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP discussed the first of a two-part virtual series on the Protest Basics: Pre-Award, Post-Award, and the Process. You can view the replay of the event here. Here are some […]