It is widely accepted that smartphones and tablets are vital business tools. But are there any apps built just for Government contractors? The answer is yes, and below you will find the best apps for companies active in Federal contracts. The title of each app is hyperlinked to the place on the Internet where you can download it.
Quickly understanding the competitive world of federal contracting is hard. Too much information in too many places makes for a frustrating and overwhelming experience. Not anymore. hōrd by GovTribe lets you easily subscribe to, or hōrd, the things you care about. The combined activity of these things is delivered to your iPhone in real time, letting you quickly evaluate opportunities, competitors, COs, and more.
GovConTrack provides the ability to easily search for government contracts and grants from your iPhone or iPad device. Data can be pulled directly from the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS-NG) using public data feeds, or from USASpending.gov. Network connection (WiFi, 3G, or Edge) required.
Now the entire Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) can be in the palm of your hand ready to email or reference. Completely searchable and indexed.
Read what government executives read. This mobile resource features all the updates and tools to help you understand how Government works.
USA.gov is government made easy. USA.gov — the U.S. government’s official web portal — is now available as a free app for your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. It allows you to search tens of millions of web pages from federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal governments and to contact your government by phone or email.
This app allows travelers to look up Federal government per diem rates by city/state and ZIP code in locations throughout the United States and its territories. (Per diem is the daily allowance for lodging (excluding taxes), meals and incidental expenses. These rates are established by the General Services Administration for destinations in the lower 48 contiguous United States, and by the U.S. Department of Defense for locations in Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. territories. The U.S. Department of State sets rates for foreign travel locations.)
This web app keeps you up-to-date on the General Services Administration, with news topics, compliance, and other information. There are YouTube videos and descriptions of GSA’s programs and services.