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#191 - Staying Relevant in an Ever-Changing World: Technology and Society's Impact in GovCon

November 02, 2023 Robert "Bo" Brabo and Luke Carignan Season 6 Episode 39
#191 - Staying Relevant in an Ever-Changing World: Technology and Society's Impact in GovCon
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#191 - Staying Relevant in an Ever-Changing World: Technology and Society's Impact in GovCon
Nov 02, 2023 Season 6 Episode 39
Robert "Bo" Brabo and Luke Carignan

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In this episode, we are joined by the insightful Tan Wilson, President of Entellect LLC, who shares valuable insights and experiences regarding the challenges and strategies of succeeding in the government contracting space.

In this thought-provoking episode, Tan discusses the dynamics of companies entering and leaving government contracting, and the sharp contrast between those operating in the commercial space and those venturing into the government sector. We explore the reasons why some companies push through the hurdles and strive for success in this ever-evolving landscape.

Our discussion is centered around the critical elements of relevancy, particularly how technological advancements and societal norms and values shape the government contracting industry. We delve into the impact of emerging technologies, such as AI, on the procurement process and how it has revolutionized the way proposals are evaluated and submitted. It's incredible to think how far we have come from a generation without internet or cell phones to a time where technology plays a pivotal role in shaping government contracts.

We also explore the evolving nature of societal norms and values, and how they influence government procurements. The way information is shared through podcasts, webinars, and videos, which was once unheard of, has become an integral part of the process. Our conversation sheds light on the historical reliance on faxing and phone calls, the shift towards email communications, and the impact this has had on submitting proposals based purely on merit rather than personal identification.

Tan shares experiences and strategies for staying relevant in this rapidly evolving industry, from Machiavellian approaches to competition to the importance of adapting to new programs and technologies. They highlight the significance of demonstrating value propositions and discriminators, developing competitive bid strategies, and the crucial role relationships play in government contracting success.

We also touch on the role of AI technology, including our own ChatGPT, in the government contracting space. Tan discusses how AI has streamlined processes, eliminated tedious tasks, and allowed individuals to focus on strategic thinking and problem-solving. We even explore the potential of training AI with narrow prompts to assist individuals in enhancing their abilities, decision-making processes, and desired outcomes.

While this episode explores the complexities of government contracting, we aim to make it accessible and insightful for all listeners. Whether you have experience in this field or are simply interested in learning more about it, Tan Wilson's expertise will keep you engaged from start to finish.

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Send us a Text Message.

In this episode, we are joined by the insightful Tan Wilson, President of Entellect LLC, who shares valuable insights and experiences regarding the challenges and strategies of succeeding in the government contracting space.

In this thought-provoking episode, Tan discusses the dynamics of companies entering and leaving government contracting, and the sharp contrast between those operating in the commercial space and those venturing into the government sector. We explore the reasons why some companies push through the hurdles and strive for success in this ever-evolving landscape.

Our discussion is centered around the critical elements of relevancy, particularly how technological advancements and societal norms and values shape the government contracting industry. We delve into the impact of emerging technologies, such as AI, on the procurement process and how it has revolutionized the way proposals are evaluated and submitted. It's incredible to think how far we have come from a generation without internet or cell phones to a time where technology plays a pivotal role in shaping government contracts.

We also explore the evolving nature of societal norms and values, and how they influence government procurements. The way information is shared through podcasts, webinars, and videos, which was once unheard of, has become an integral part of the process. Our conversation sheds light on the historical reliance on faxing and phone calls, the shift towards email communications, and the impact this has had on submitting proposals based purely on merit rather than personal identification.

Tan shares experiences and strategies for staying relevant in this rapidly evolving industry, from Machiavellian approaches to competition to the importance of adapting to new programs and technologies. They highlight the significance of demonstrating value propositions and discriminators, developing competitive bid strategies, and the crucial role relationships play in government contracting success.

We also touch on the role of AI technology, including our own ChatGPT, in the government contracting space. Tan discusses how AI has streamlined processes, eliminated tedious tasks, and allowed individuals to focus on strategic thinking and problem-solving. We even explore the potential of training AI with narrow prompts to assist individuals in enhancing their abilities, decision-making processes, and desired outcomes.

While this episode explores the complexities of government contracting, we aim to make it accessible and insightful for all listeners. Whether you have experience in this field or are simply interested in learning more about it, Tan Wilson's expertise will keep you engaged from start to finish.