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Do you want to know what’s under the contract hood?

Do you want to know what’s under the contract hood?

Contract oversight can be like buying a car.  You walk the lot and find a real beauty of a car—shiny, blue, just like you always wanted, and at a price you can afford.  You start to fall in love with it, and know you should ask to look under the hood.  But do you really want to take a look?

If you do look under the hood, chances are you will see some flaws.  They might be little problems, or they could be catastrophic.  The question is, how hard do you want to look?

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The government shutdown and its impact on contracting

The government shutdown and its impact on contracting

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Beth Ferrell, partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, will discuss best practices for contractors in a government shutdown environment.
October 1, 2013

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The Role of Data in the Future of Procurement

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The Role of Data in the Future of Procurement

Most people understand the benefits of electronic procurement in terms of transparency and process efficiency but doesn’t the highest impact come from the real (or near) real time data it delivers?

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Defense Logistics Agency Helps Small Business Navigate Government Contracts

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Defense Logistics Agency Helps Small Business Navigate Government Contracts

Centers provide technical assistance, usually free of charge, to businesses by C. Daniel Baker Posted: June 28, 2013 A- A A+ BLACK MILITARY WOMAN When small businesses struggle to navigate the world of government contracts or a government buyer seeks out responsible vendors, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) work to bring the parties together. As a Departmen

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Demystifying Government Procurement

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About 80% of all federal procurement dollars were spent acquiring products and services via contracts valued above $1 million. About 12% of all federal procurement dollars were spent via contracts valued between $150,000 and $1 million.

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