Review the results of recent or previous market
research. Consider results from other agencies that have acquired similar
Start early and involve all key
players in the acquisition process.
individuals in the government and industry. Discuss relevant best practices
and acquisition strategies.
Obtain source listings (yellow
pages, Internet Websites, etc.).
Review any known government and
Publish formal Requests For
Information (RFIs) in the Commerce Business Daily (CBD) or in other
electronic posting systems. However, keep in mind that the CBD may not be
the best mode for reaching those commercial companies that normally do not
do business with the government.
Host presolicitation industry
exchanges commensurate with the size and complexity of the
Keep current with industry
solutions in your area of expertise by attending symposiums, trade shows,