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How bad are agency debriefings? Let us know

The research phase of our next WT Insider Report continues as we collect your thoughts on the quality of agency debriefings and their relationship to bid protests.

We did a similar report two years ago but a lot has happened since then s we wanted to revisit the topic.

Click here to take the survey.

Our 2016 report drew a straight line between the quality of debriefings and the likelihood that a company will file a bid protest.

Congress has been paying more attention to protests in recent years. Some of its efforts seem more focused on discouraging companies from filing protests but they have paid some attention to debriefings.

It is early in that process, but whatever the direct effect of congressional action, the bottom line is that agencies know more people are watching how they are conducting their debriefings and how that relates to bid protests.

With this report, we’ll look back at the 2016 results to see how the perspective of industry has changed and evolved and whether they are seeing any improvement and where problems remain.

We’ll also dive deeper into the types of debriefings that companies find valuable by asking questions specific to oral debriefings and written debriefings.

Don’t miss this chance to offer your perspective on this important issue. You can take the survey right here.

Spread the word too. The more people that take the survey, the more insightful the data is.

As an incentive, you can register for a drawing to win one of three $50 Amazon gift cards when you complete the survey.

The results of our research will be used to product an exclusive Insider Report available to our Insider members.

The report will be published in September. Click here for information on becoming a WT Insider.

Posted by Nick Wakeman on Aug 09, 2018 at 1:27 PM

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