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Jaime Gracia commented on Al Munoz's blog post 'Swimming in the Waters of Vendor Communication'
"Leadership is failing to properly promote, and implement, the key tenets of MythBusters. This entire initiative is predicated on ensuring effective market research and activities in the pre-acquisiton phase to build better requirements, ensure…"
Nov 23, 2012
Ben Coit commented on Al Munoz's blog post 'Swimming in the Waters of Vendor Communication'
"Al- This is a great post. ACT-IAC and OMB recently launched a survey to assess the effectiveness of the Myth-Busting Initiative to-date: check it out here: http://www.actgov.org/sigcom/ombmyth-busting/Pages/default.aspx It would be great if you…"
Nov 13, 2012
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Swimming in the Waters of Vendor Communication

 “The greatest risk is the risk of riskless living.”  Steven CoveyIf you were put in charge of a beach and you wanted to make it safer, what would you do?  I frequently ask this question when I speak about vendor communication, and aside from a few puzzled looks, I usually get the same responses: put up some warning signs, forbid sharp objects, put out trash cans, post lifeguards, etc.  I then ask if anyone knows what one thing has proven to make beaches measurably safer.  Most don’t.  I don’t…See More
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Swimming in the Waters of Vendor Communication

 “The greatest risk is the risk of riskless living.”  Steven CoveyIf you were put in charge of a beach and you wanted to make it safer, what would you do?  I frequently ask this question when I speak about vendor communication, and aside from a few puzzled looks, I usually get the same responses: put up some warning signs, forbid sharp objects, put out trash cans, post lifeguards, etc.  I then ask if anyone knows what one thing has proven to make beaches measurably safer.  Most don’t.  I don’t…See More
Nov 9, 2012
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"Hello Al, welcome to GovLoop! Given your interests, I've got a few tips on getting involved here. Seeing as you are interested in Acquisition and Technology, I think you should check out those subcommunities, as linked. Second,…"
Jan 31, 2012

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Current Title:
Procurement Analyst
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USDA
What Best Describes Your Role?
Acquisitions
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Acquisition

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Swimming in the Waters of Vendor Communication

Posted on November 9, 2012 at 9:43pm 2 Comments

 

“The greatest risk is the risk of riskless living.”  Steven Covey

If you were put in charge of a beach and you wanted to make it safer, what would you do?  I frequently ask this question when I speak about vendor communication, and aside from a few puzzled looks, I usually get the same responses: put up some warning signs, forbid sharp objects, put out trash cans, post lifeguards, etc.  I then ask if anyone knows what one thing has proven to make beaches measurably safer. …

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At 5:25am on February 2, 2012, James E. Evans, MISM, CSM said…

Hi! I'm James! Welcome to GovLoop, your one stop shop to all things awesome!! We've got a lot of information to share with you here. It's my pleasure to help begin your acclimation to our web-space.

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At 4:53am on February 1, 2012, Kenyatta Hawkins said…

Welcome to GovLoop Al!

At 2:00pm on January 31, 2012, Corey McCarren said…

Hello Al, welcome to GovLoop!

Given your interests, I've got a few tips on getting involved here. Seeing as you are interested in Acquisition and Technology, I think you should check out those subcommunities, as linked. Second, if you have any questions about the site, don't hesitate to ask, or check out our FAQ. Great seeing you here, and I look forward to your continued participation. Have a great day!

Corey

 
 
 

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