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beta.SAM.gov Merges with SAM.gov

By The JetCo Solutions Team | July 9, 2021

Recently, SAM.gov merged with beta.SAM.gov to become one system with an improved user experience. The updated SAM.gov was a collaborative effort between the IAE system users and stakeholders and expands beyond a registration system.

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MDEX and IDEX 2021 Recap

By Quinton Kichak | June 21, 2021

Recently, JetCo Solutions attended two conferences, the Michigan Defense Exposition (MDEX) and the International Defense Exposition (IDEX). JetCo Solutions places a strong emphasis on creating, building, and strengthening relationships with many different agencies and enterprises for our clients. One of the many ways that JetCo Solutions does this is by attending the defense industries most prominent conferences.

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What is Capture?

By The JetCo Solutions Team | June 1, 2021

Simply stated, Capture is Business Development in the government sector including federal, state, or local agencies. Capture Managers direct the company’s strategy and pursuit of contracting opportunities through bid decisions, relationships, networking, marketing, and teaming.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Quality Research

By The JetCo Solutions Team | May 27, 2021

When looking at government bid opportunities, there is a lot to consider. Anyone using a relevant search engine could easily fall down a rabbit hole filled with unfamiliar terms and acronyms on sites such as GovWin and beta.SAM. As a Research Specialist at JetCo Solutions, I’m of the opinion that research is both an art AND a science.

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3 Tips for Effectively Communicating with a Technical Writer

By The JetCo Solutions Team | April 29, 2021

Technical writers are the bridge between your business and the government. For your technical writer to produce the most effective solicitation response, there are a few steps you can take to maximize this resource: Identify your Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Make time for solutioning, and review the draft.

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Why Work at JetCo Solutions?

By The JetCo Solutions Team | April 27, 2021

At JetCo Solutions, we truly care about the well-being of our employees. We don’t just say that, we show it. We have multiple programs in place to ensure our employees enjoy a healthy work-life balance, as well as feel fulfilled by their work. We have open conversations about mental health and ensure team members have access to proper resources.

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The Basics of SAM.gov

By The JetCo Solutions Team | April 14, 2021

The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government. There is no cost to use SAM. Companies can use this site to register to do business with the U.S. government, update or renew entity registration, check status of an entity registration, and search for entity registration and exclusion records.

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How to Ask Bid Questions to The Government

By The JetCo Solutions Team | March 17, 2021

Frequently when working on writing a government proposal, you will have a few questions arise out of the solicitation. Whatever your question, you must ask it correctly so that you get a clear response. There are three tips for formatting your question: stick to email, be specific, and reference documents.

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Six Types of FAR Government Contracts

By The JetCo Solutions Team | March 8, 2021

The Federal Acquisition Regulation is the principal set of rules regarding government procurement in the United States. This set of rules covers many of the contracts issued by the US military and NASA, as well as US civilian federal agencies. The government uses federal contracts as a procurement mechanism to purchase goods or services from contractors. These contracts are governed by a strict set of terms and conditions, including clauses from the FAR.