October 7, 2019 - Everyone is protesting - from the "easily offended" to children at Walmart - and, federal contractors too! It's on the rise. What does a pre award or post award bid protest really get you?! Why, where & when is the ideal time to submit a protest? Factors such as timing, outcome, reputation, legal fees and more should be taken into consideration before deploying the tactic. Understanding the basics -- and the basis are equally as important as avoiding the pitfalls.