High-Tech Government Contracting
Dr. Calvin Lathan III
September 16, 2012
FedBizOpps, or FBO, is the Federal government’s web site that posts all Federal procurement opportunities over opportunities with a value over $25,000. It can be thought of as the U.S. Government’s proposal central, or better yet, a request for proposal (RFP) central (“TurboGSA/What is a FedBizOpps/What is FedBizOpps?,” n.d., para. 1). Top Three Reasons Why I believe FedBizOpps Will Enhance Opportunities for Minorities The top three reasons why I believe FedBizOpps will enhance opportunities for minorities is FedBizOpps gov (pronounced fed biz opps) provides a sophisticated search engine for finding more than 40,000 immediate RFP opportunities, as well as archived records. It also lists possible future federal contract opportunities. All GSA Schedule solicitations are also listed on FedBizOps which will assist in bidding for current and future contracts. Several training programs are available at the site to teach you the mechanics of using the FBO system ("TurboGSA/What is a FedBizOpps/What is FedBizOpps?," n.d., para. 1). The Factors the Government Used to Design...