Melanie Corcoran-Freelander, chief technology officer at Ursa Space Systems, said her secret for success hits very close to home: Strong support system.
With budget stability continuing in fiscal 2019, federal acquisition will continue to address systemic policy and process challenges.
For those who wish to learn anything about federal acquisition and contracting, a good place to start is the National Contract Management Association.
What is FAS doing to make its operations easy, efficient and modern? How is FAS delivering best value mission support to customer agencies?
As the federal government looks to modernize the way it buys things, making the process faster and cost-effective, the General Services Administration is looking at ways to automate aspects of the automation process.
What are the challenges of acquiring complex products? What lessons can be learned from the Coast Guard’s Deepwater program? How can government executives most effectively manage complex acquisitions? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions through the works of Trevor Brown and David Van Slyke, authors of several IBM Center reports on federal acquisition.
Few totally new ideas hatch under the stars, but some old ones gain currency. Here are two having to do with contracting.
Wiggle in with program people early in the acquisition cycle so that contracting officers know exactly what it is the program needs or is trying to do.
Strategic sourcing for office supplies has worked out about as well as an unplugged electric pencil sharpener. Why saw the sawdust?
Deidre Lee Executive Vice President Professional Services Council August 31st, 2009