Acquisition

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Now is the time to weigh in on the future of federal HR services

The Office of Personnel Management HR Quality Service Management Office is asking for vendors and agency to give feedback on the HR Federal Integrated…

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FTC Noncompete Clauses

What economists are saying about the FTC’s new proposed ban on noncompete agreements

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Transactional data reporting: Providing data needed to facilitate program management

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FILE - An American flag flies in front of the facade of Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems facility, in Woburn, Mass on June 10, 2019. China said Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, it will impose new sanctions on U.S. defense contractors Raytheon Technologies and Lockheed Martin due to their arms sales to Taiwan, stepping up a feud with Washington over security and Beijing’s strategic ambitions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Even big, old-line contractors run into trouble with Defense cost accounting rules

A dispute between the Defense Department and old-line contractor Raytheon shows how tricky the rules are for cost accounting. In one recent case, Raytheon…

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How the Patent and Trademark office is preparing for its next 5 years

Judging by the pace of patent applications, intellectual property is expanding fast in the United States and around the world. Without innovation, it’s…

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Trends shaping the federal procurement market

Brian Friel, Co-Founder of BD Squared, LLC, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide-ranging discussion of the federal procurement market, including the impending re-competes of major governmentwide contract vehicles.

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