Inside the March 2010 issue...
Earned Value Management: Does the Obama Administration's Contracting Policy Obviate Its Use?
Why more fixed-price contracting should lead to an increase in the use of earned value management.
By: Robert A. Marshall
A Test of Contracting Skill: Don't Jam a Square Peg in a Round Hole!
Assess your contracting skill with this test, which uses several scenarios of customer requirements that must be matched to the most appropriate contract type or instrument.
By: Timothy G. Hawkins and Rene G. Rendon
The Government Accountability Office and Small Business Contracting Policy
How GAO influences small business contracting policy through bid protest decisions.
By: John N. Ford
Contract Administration, Part 2: Managing Contract Changes
Contract changes management is a critical part of contract administration, contract management, and ultimately, project management.
By: Gregory A. Garrett and Rene G. Rendon
Unpopulated Joint Venture/Limited Liability Companies: Formation and Exit Strategies
There are several things that should be considered when forming or dissolving a contractor team arrangement.
By: Bruce Bowland
Eight Ways Online Learning Can Address Federal Workforce Issues
From recruitment and retention to just-in-time learning and certification, online learning resources are changing how employees work and learn on the job.
By: Steve Gluckman
A Practical Guide for Setting Up a Proposal Center
How to create the ideal working environment to produce winning proposals and improve business productivity.
By: John C. Lauderdale III
Change your management mindset.
By: Jean Kelley
Contract modification disguised as product inspection.
By: Jack Horan