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Fear of the FAR – Is It Getting in the Way of Doing Business?

By Craig Taylor, PMPDo 1,883 pages of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), comprised of 53 different Parts, dozens of forms, and a correction page feel like something to be feared? Does it keep you from buying what you need to support your agency?Many government decision-makers look at the FAR as a significant obstacle to…See More
Jul 11
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Fear of the FAR – Is It Getting in the Way of Doing Business?

By Craig Taylor, PMPDo 1,883 pages of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), comprised of 53 different Parts, dozens of forms, and a correction page feel like something to be feared? Does it keep you from buying what you need to support your agency?Many government decision-makers look at the FAR as a significant obstacle to…See More
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Rudder Check – Engage and Educate New Team Members to Stay On Course

By Mike Bajit, PMPYou’ve won the contract!  You’ve hired the team, but they can’t start work at the same time due to delays with the suitability process.  You must execute the requirements of the contract with only a portion of your staff, while providing an orientation to the work and some on-the-job training.  You start…See More
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Three R’s of Acquisition Reform

Acquisition Reform – Industry experts have compared it to Groundhog Day and a complicated system of pendulums shifting between priorities.  The descriptions may differ but one thing most agree on is that with federal acquisition becoming ever more complex, fixing it…See More
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Requirements Development is Key to Successful Software Development Acquisition

By Tom ColangeloAnyone who keeps up with national news is aware of a recent problematic major website deployment.  Media pundits were quick to blame leadership problems.  A noted information technology pundit pointed to acquisition and contracting failures and the…See More
May 22
A blog post by Tracey Wright was featured

How Integrated Product Teams Can Improve Performance and Save Money

In this time of tight budgets and mandates to do more or the same with less, the need for innovation through greater communication and cooperation is greater than ever.   The intelligent use of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) that foster an organizational climate of cross-functional collaboration can drive innovation throughout your processes.This is accomplished by having the right team making…See More
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William Kinton liked Tracey Wright's blog post 'Can Reverse Auctions Move Your Contracting Process Forward?'
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Can Reverse Auctions Move Your Contracting Process Forward?

By Anna Hartley, Senior Acquisition SpecialistReverse auctions, a relatively new contracting method used by the government to procure a variety of good and services where the price is the main factor, has caused much debate and provoked heavy criticism among contracting professionals in the last few years.Some believe that…See More
Mar 19
A blog post by Tracey Wright was featured

The Effect of Quality Control on Customer Satisfaction – Part II

By Kimberly Eaglin,As customers we expect high quality.  It’s an expectation we should all keep in mind when the tables are turned and we’re providing a product or service.  High quality equals higher customer satisfaction and a greater chance of continued partnership.In…See More
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Tracey Wright's Blog

The Double Down Strategy of Contract Management Risk

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 11:03am 0 Comments

By Mike Ipsaro, PMP, CCE/A

In blackjack, there is a strategy known as doubling down, in which players double their bet to get one more card in addition to their two card hand. Doubling down increases players’ chances of winning, just like risk management increases the chances of success during a…

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Fear of the FAR – Is It Getting in the Way of Doing Business?

Posted on July 11, 2014 at 11:52am 0 Comments

By Craig Taylor, PMP

Do 1,883 pages of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), comprised of 53 different Parts, dozens of forms, and a correction page feel like something to be feared? Does it keep you from buying what you need to support your agency?

Many government decision-makers look at…

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Rudder Check – Engage and Educate New Team Members to Stay On Course

Posted on June 30, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

By Mike Bajit, PMP

You’ve won the contract!  You’ve hired the team, but they can’t start work at the same time due to delays with the suitability process.  You must execute the requirements of the contract with only a portion of your staff, while providing an orientation to the work and some on-the-job…

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Welcome Aboard! Now What? – A Three-Step Process for Quickly Getting Your Team Up to Speed

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

By Mike Bajit, PMP

After the excitement of a newly awarded contract, comes the implementation of the winning proposal.  Part of that is building the team to execute the plan and satisfy the contract requirements.  But what if the whole team isn’t available on Day One, or the team is new to the…

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At 10:39pm on June 1, 2012, Kenyatta Hawkins said…

Hello Tracey,

Welcome to GovLoop! I just wanted to share a few links with you to help launch your experience:

 

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