Posts Tagged: Requirements

Why You Should Ditch the Requirements Checklist

Better technology solutions begin with better procurement strategies. Releasing an RFP is no small feat, and we’ve only just touched on the comprehensive ocean of how to improve your agency’s RFP process. However, by following the guidance here, you can be sure your procurement process will be more forward-looking, low-risk and satisfactory for your agency.

Write the Right Requirements

Last week, the Department of Veterans Affairs terminated its $36 million cloud computing contract with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services. The five-year agreement, which was set in November of 2012, would have migrated 600,000 VA employees to Microsoft cloud email and calendar services. A spokesperson for the agency stated, “VA has decided to terminate the cloud email… Read more »

The Two-P Syndrome*

When it comes to fixing things around the house, I range between Unconscious and Conscious Incompetence depending on the task, (or the prior evening’s indulgences). Recently, while standing in the checkout line of my local Home Depot, (for the second time that day), I looked at the guy behind me and said “What is it… Read more »

Federal Capture Management – Identifying Teaming Partners

When you receive a proposal from a contractor, it typically includes a number of teaming partners all singing in unison that they are the only ones in world who understand your mission, can fulfill your requirements, etc. So what brings two or more companies together to pursue a federal contract opportunity? Well, there are a… Read more »

Dave Schulman Rolls Google Apps Practice Into Information Concepts

Information Concepts is a fixed-price software development shop that has done work for almost every major government agency. Our unique approach uses visualization technology to rapidly create simulations of software that look and act like the real thing, capturing feedback from users – all before a single line of code is written. Read more… Call… Read more »