What’s consistently proven to be untrue? That to create change in an organization, leaders must “get buy-in” and “overcome resistance” in order to “drive adoption.”
Federal contract spending likely will surge in 2024. That means federal contractors should be asking themselves how ready they are to pounce on new opportunities — how well they can forecast rates, costs and pipelines.
Recent advances have made it deceptively easy to build artificial intelligence (AI)-driven applications. But that doesn’t mean that testing AI-based software should be quick as well. Testing should be thorough, and performed by independent teams.
One type of government contract — the firm-fixed-price, level-of-effort (FPLOE) contract — specifically relates to research and development. But some agencies are using FPLOE contracts for unauthorized purposes, and that’s not innovative, says one GovLoop featured contributor: It’s abuse.
To move forward, you first should look back and appreciate your progress, says a GovLoop featured contributor. Pause and recharge, then visualize where you want to go and create a plan to get there. An advisor or coach can help you on the journey.
Supply chain disruptions can have devastating consequences on our daily lives. So how can agencies prepare for worst case scenarios? What questions should they ask?
Virtually all reporting in government today looks backward, using data sources that can be old or misinterpreted. There are ways, though, to make rear-view metrics more real-time.
In the world of government contracting, “customer” is a somewhat complicated term that applies to various parties involved in the process. A GovLoop featured contributor breaks it all down.
Government agencies know that providing good customer experience is central to their mission, but much of what creates a positive experience takes place behind the scenes: It’s how happy public-sector employees are at their jobs.
Managing your time is a key skill to developing your career. Effectively managing your time lets you to accomplish tasks efficiently, reduce stress, and achieve a healthy work-life balance.