National Contract Management Association

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An experienced DoD acquisition and contracting hand is now steering a professional organization

The National Contract Management Association has a new president – retired Air Force Lieutenant General and former director of the Defense Contract Management…

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National Contract Management AssociationCameron Holt, Jason Miller

How the Air Force is breaking down perceptions of federal procurement

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Low morale, cut corners just a few of agencies’ contracting woes while Congress debates federal funding

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U.S. Digital Service expands advice, education through new GSA portal

A new portal launches this week on the General Services Administration’s Acquisition Gateway to help advise contracting people.

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What will make category management trickle down?

A new Office of Federal Procurement Policy memo and proposed rule by the FAR Council are part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to change the way…

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Michael Fischetti: It’s time to de-clutter the contracting landscape

The two-year budget and debt deal President Barack Obama signed may bring some certainty to the government business and contracting space, especially if Congress passes an omnibus spending bill for the rest of this fiscal year. But shutdowns, continuing resolutions and other budget problems have left a lot of clutter on the contracting landscape. Michael Fischetti, a fellow and executive director of the National Contract Management Association, wrote about clearing out that clutter.

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