Protesting: Pick Your Battles

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Protesting: Pick Your Battles

...truly “winning” a protest is a long shot.  Is the time, stress and money required to file a protest worth it? 

Government is making further changes to evaluation criteria that will further reduce risk of protest. Mickey and Katherine have strategies to help you prepare for the future of Acquisition.  It's worth a discussion: www.evermayconsulting.com.

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GTSC & ICE Day 2017: A Feast of Information

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GTSC & ICE Day 2017: A Feast of Information

Throughout my 34-year acquisition career, I have attended many conferences promising to provide “open communication” between industry and those government executives involved in the federal acquisition process.  However, this event was a far cry from the dry-stuffing, and overcooked meat of Thanksgivings past…it was like dining at a gourmet meal: 

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Acquisition is Ongoing

In search of Acquisition Excellence?  Let's talk: www.evermayconsulting.com

CBP Looks at the Flip Side of Acquisition: A Hosted Conversation with Former Government Acquisition Executives

Today’s acquisition process is complex, at times opaque, and costly to the bidders and government when you consider the tremendous amount of Human Capital that goes into a single acquisition. As a career BD and capture guy, it was the ultimate in “inside baseball.” I have always felt that there should be an Exchange Student Program between government acquisition offices and industry so that each side gets a chance to walk a mile in the other’s shoes...

Evermay's Cora Murphy, SVP Capture, to Lead APMP Round Table

Evermay's Cora Murphy, SVP Capture, to Lead APMP Round Table

September 7, 7:30 to 11 a.m. - Falls Church, VA-- Join Evermay’s Cora Murphy, SVP of Capture, at the Association of Proposal Management Professionals - National Capital Area's (APMP -NCA) Annual Capture Breakfast on Thursday, September 7, 2017. 

This year’s theme is “Increase Your P-Win Using Emerging Capture Strategies” and Cora will lead one of the round table discussions, which cover a variety of topics: networking, no-bid decisions, teaming strategies, leveraging technology, and more.  

Mark your calendars for an engaging dialogue from 7:30-11:00 a.m. at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park and register here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capture-breakfast-increase-your-pwin-using-emerging-capture-strategies-tickets-36515008373 

Dr. Cedric Sims to Moderate CPO Panel for AFCEA Homeland Security Conference Sept 12-13

Dr. Cedric Sims to Moderate CPO Panel for AFCEA Homeland Security Conference Sept 12-13

Evermay Consulting Group is a proud sponsor of AFCEA International’s Homeland Security Conference on September 12-13 at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.

The only thing constant *is* change, but AFCEA’s Homeland Security Conference is offering a window on business at DHS! Join us Wednesday September 13, at 2:30 p.m., for the *in-person CPO Panel* discussion: “How is Business Changing for DHS?”  Moderated by Evermay Consulting Group’s President & CEO,  Dr. Cedric Sims, hear first-hand as leaders discuss the future of strategic sourcing, and how to meet the need for IDIQs in an agile contracting world. Are RFIs still a market research tool or have they become something more? How are evaluation methodologies keeping pace with contract demands and ensuring delivery quality? See you there! https://lnkd.in/dXfCvMG

Evermay Adds Sal Fazzolari to Oversee Growth

Evermay Adds Sal Fazzolari to Oversee Growth

“We are already seeing Sal’s impact. Year-to-date, client retention is above 90% for 2017 and new client growth is above 40% ,” said Dr. Cedric Sims, Evermay CEO and President. “He knows the acquisition lifecycle is not about procuring things, it’s about enabling the mission. Formalizing our services across aspects of the business cycle makes sense, and keeps us uniquely poised to support actionable decisions that have strategic implications.”

Sal Fazzolari is a senior executive with much of his experience dedicated to programs that are of national importance. From the integration of the Aegis cruiser combat control system, to The Road Home Program to rebuild New Orleans after Katrina, he has had a passion to deliver high-quality solutions to the government. He has held senior executive roles working for companies such as Northrop Grumman, ICF, CRGT and eGlobalTech.