We start a new discussion and new topic of how to land software development government contracts—in short, working for the government. Ricky Howard takes us through the ins and outs of finding opportunities and winning a contract. While this can be a lucrative and steady line of revenue, it does take an investment of time. Nothing worthwhile is easy, and our discussion shows how this path follows that rule.

The World Of Software Development Government Contracts

Our discussion stays general purpose, and Ricky goes through the pros and cons of this area of work. He uses examples one would never consider as he talks us through ways we could pursue software development, government contracts, or other areas of IT. Government jobs and contracts go far beyond the military and the I.R.S.

About Ricky

Richard Howard, Lt Col (Ret), is a leading authority on US federal government contracts. As a career military acquisitions officer, he oversaw $82B+ in DoD contracts and has advised & trained over 400 companies as a consultant. Richard is the CEO of DoD Contract, which guides, trains, and mentors small business owners and sales executives. They are guided through the sometimes complex and often misunderstood government sales process.
Richard hosts the “DoD Contract Academy” podcast and speaks extensively on the nuance of federal contracting strategy. For consultations on proposal writing, advisory/coaching services, or speaking engagements, please email him at [email protected].

Learn More

Reach out to Ricky at: https://www.dodcontract.com

They will help you win your 1st or 100th government contract. Check out the “done for you,” “done with you,” and “done by you” offerings at their site. Also, you can listen to their podcast. “The DoD Contract Academy” is available on all podcast platforms.

Also, listeners will be given a code to save 25% off online training that takes them step by step through the federal sales process.

Rob Broadhead

Rob is a founder of, and frequent contributor to, Develpreneur. This includes the Building Better Developers podcast. He is also a lifetime learner as a developer, designer, and manager of software solutions. Rob is the founder of RB Consulting and has managed to author a book about his family experiences and a few about becoming a better developer. In his free time, he stays busy raising five children (although they have grown into adults). When he has a chance to breathe, he is on the ice playing hockey to relax or working on his ballroom dance skills.

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