Diagnosis? A.D.D. due to way too many
challenges, changes and other happening's in the government sector
Throughout the year
(whether you track calendar or fiscal) issues associated with the way
government and industry does business are pushed front and center. Right
about now seems to be one of those times.
If you check out
current headlines you'll see references to:
- the Office of Federal
Procurement Policy refining the agency-contractor relationship;
- a recent ruling by a U.S. Court
putting HUBZone firms at the top of the small business pecking order;
- panel recommendations to
overhaul the GSA Schedule Program;
- SBA proposing changes to JV and Mentor-Protege
- and the recent lawsuit by a small business
suing over Air Force insourcing activities.
a small representation of proposed rules, legislation and happening's
which can (and do) cause business activities on both sides to stall,
resulting in a chain reaction of losses that hurts Government and
as in the movie Star Wars when Gold Five told Gold Leader to "Stay on target!" on the way to the Death Star reactor port
while being chased by X-Wings, try not to be distracted. Rather, be
mindful of them and ensure you understand if and when they will impact
you as you work towards your goals and objectives.
There are many industry-specific resources available to help you create a
continuous and qualified stream of information that can be
contextualized and validated to become the relevant and timely market
intelligence needed to support critical decision-making. Our B2G Market Intelligence and Education Committee is
focused on providing this insight to our Members everyday through the
activities like our monthly Market
Intelligence Group meetings and the efforts of our Working
Groups which are our opportunity-focused
Find the resources that work for you and use them. Until next time, may
the Force be with you!
"When you come to the end of your
tie a knot and hang on."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Peace! Guy Timberlake
Chief Visionary and
Chief Executive Officer