Inside the November 2008 issue...
Driving Value Through Supplier Diversity
A brief summary of the findings of a recent Censeo Consulting Group study of leading supplier diversity programs.
By: Raj Sharma and Russ Witt
Earned Value Management Systems, Part 1: Government and Industry Challenges
Implementing proven EVMS best practices could significantly improve performance results and alleviate key government and industry challenges and concerns.
By: Gregory A. Garrett and David A. Roberts
So You Lost, Now What? A Vacationer's Guide to GAO Bid Protests
For federal government contractors, there are several important factors to consider when deciding whether to protest an award of a contract to a competitor.
By: Keith R. Szeliga
Cost Estimating and Contract Pricing, Part 2: Cost Estimating Fundamentals
As Part 2 of a three-part series of articles, this article expands on the concepts outlined in the first to discuss the critical fundamentals of cost estimating.
By: Gregory A. Garrett and Brent A. Calhoon
Consent to Subcontract
A hypothetical Q&A answering a few of the more frequent questions concerning consent to subcontract.
By: John Ford and Charles Russell
Leveraging Earned Value Management and IT Governance
By adopting a well-structured earned value management plan that's 'hand-in-glove' with IT governance, agencies can maximize their investments' value.
By: Staff of Primavera Systems, Inc.
Professional Development: Employment Web Sites for Retired Contract Managers
By: John K. Borchardt
Case Commentary: Differing Site Conditions
By: Robert D. Witte