Advance your Government Career - E1 to GS-14

Advance your Government Career - E1 to GS-14

Saturday, Mar 13, 2021

How to Advance in the Government – from E-1 to GS-14 Fast. Why is there a photo of me on top of El Peñón de Guatapé? To show that I live a comfortable life due to my career decisions. You can too. Click to read more.
@ Mark G
8minuteRead
PowerPoint Presentations Suck - Get to the Point

PowerPoint Presentations Suck - Get to the Point

Thursday, Feb 11, 2021

I see presentation after presentation about how good their software is or their customized solution to their own problem. However, they never get to the point. They end up showing me how to solve their problem, not mine.
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4minuteRead
Difference Between a Two-Year, Base Year and Option Contract

Difference Between a Two-Year, Base Year and Option Contract

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021

To assume less risk, the government likes to have the option to choose if the second-year contract is exercised. It’s a win for the government and it will speed up the acquisition process. This is because the government does wish to exercise the option, it will cost almost no administrative burden to do it.
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6minuteRead
IT Software Development without Project Managers

IT Software Development without Project Managers

Sunday, Jan 31, 2021

Who will to do all the administrative work that goes with running projects? Far too many projects start with the lack of a team and lack of project managers.
@ Mark G
6minuteRead
Contracts Overview - Cradle to Grave

Contracts Overview - Cradle to Grave

Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

You have a bona fide business need. There is a pain-point in the business community that can be solved with some Commercial Off the Shelf (COT) technology. You do the research and discover a certain software brand name that can solve the problem. How do you go from zero, nada, scratch, to an implemented solution?
@ Mark G
8minuteRead