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Inside the October 2011 issue...

Measuring Contracting Organization Workload and Performance Access Restricted
Methods to assess workload and relative performance in contracting organizations, and options for using that information to staff organizations accordingly.
By: Timothy S. Reed

Value Engineering: The Nearly Lost Art of Saving Taxpayers Money Access Restricted
Value engineering is a proven-successful method of saving taxpayer dollars while truly doing more with less.
By: Gregory A. Garrett and Tom Reid

Does it Really Take 15 Years to Evaluate the Efficacy of Reform? Access Restricted
The temporary provisions of FAR 13.5 must become permanent to fully capitalize potential efficiencies and effectiveness.
By: E. Cory Yoder and Timothy G. Hawkins

Anatomy of an Arbitration: Arbitrating Subcontract Disputes Access Restricted
An examination of the arbitration process with sources of information for drafting dispute resolution and arbitration clauses.
By: Kenneth M. Jackson

Do What Makes Sense in Selecting Contract Type Access Restricted
Fixed-price contracts are being promoted to save money in government contracting, but each acquisition stands on its own and choosing the best contract type for a particular procurement is about mitigating and apportioning risk between the government and the contractor.
By: Allen Friar

Earned Value Management for the Contracting Professional Access Restricted
A proposal for contracting officers to require contractors to submit a "Resource Loaded Proposal Performance Schedule" as part of their proposal, as well as contracting officer review of the company's EVM past performance history as part of evaluation for contract award.
By: Thomas Mahoney and James A. Rego Jr.

Professional Development Access Restricted
Great Leadership Starts With Leading an Organization of One
By: Glenn Gutek

Legal Forum Access Restricted
The Growing Risks of Small Business Contracting
By: Jack Horan and Steffen Jacobsen

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