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We live in a world of missed connections – and Government Contracting (GovCon) is no exception to this phenomenon. It is no secret that the Federal Government and the GovCon Industrial Base are consistently speaking a different language, and our …
These seven competency areas will take your procurement organization to the next level Government procurement requires a good deal of knowledge. From government specific requirements to understanding the purchasing process, there are a lot of …
Understanding how interagency acquisition works can help your agency leverage the full buying power of the federal government to meet your contracting goals Government contracting professionals have a variety of instruments to use when awarding contracts to fulfill …
Government contractors have a new means to provide their services The way forward for most occupations and services is through increased automation and digitization. Jobs are increasingly relying on computers and other digital technology to increase productivity and …
Some tips for how to use time in a person year for contracts Not all government contracting work is able to be initially measured by the number of products a company will supply — for those offering services …
How Agile project management practices can save the government contracting industry by allowing agencies to stay ahead of their problems We can feel it every time we respond to a 200 page RFP or insist contracts can accommodate …
GSA picks Ernst and Young to phase out the DUNS number, DHS is funding a new immersive cyber-training platform, and a new program is looking to test, fund and build federal employees’ ideas for using tech to improve …
Agile development is a hot topic today, given the pace of technological and social change. Ever since the infamous launch and crash of Healthcare.gov, public organizations have recognized its value as a replacement for traditional software development models like waterfall.
By Daria Mathew, VP of XSB Federal, State, Local, and Educational (SLED) institutions buy tens of billions of catalog-type items (e.g., office supplies, MRO, IT, janitorial and sanitation supplies, electrical parts, medical supplies, emergency supplies, etc.) every year. Public sector buyers …
Spoiler alert: it’s all about preparation. “If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and will never achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.’ – Dave Barry, …