Inside the January 2012 issue...
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: How GSA Took on NASA in the Battle of GWACs, Lost, and Reinvented Itself
By analyzing the last 15 years of trials and tribulations faced by GSA and NASA during their online procurement implementation, we can continue to improve online procurement today.
By: Oki Radich
Psst! Can We Talk?
Why face-to-face exchanges between government and industry are important, and why they are underutilized in today's acquisition environment.
By: Charles D. Solloway Jr.
Joint Venture 101: Understanding the Treatment of Joint Ventures Between Contractors, Part II
How joint ventures can participate in the contracting programs utilized by the U.S. federal government to ensure that a fair share of contracts and subcontracts are awarded to small business concerns.
By: John Ford and David Lundsten
Acquisition Reform and the Golf Ball: Another Update
Two years after the initial empirical experiment illustrating the need to stay "on par" with the latest acquisition reform news, the golf ball is now larger than a croquet ball.
By: John Krieger and John Pritchard
Services Agreements in Merger and Acquisition Transactions
Best practices for buyers and sellers in addressing services agreements in connection with merger and acquisition transactions.
By: Michael Murray, Brad Peterson, and Paul Chandler
Analysis Paralysis in Contracting
Where has our ability to proceed with all due haste gone?
By: John Krieger
Be as Resilient as a Rubber Band.
By: Elaine Dumler
By: Jack Horan and Katherine L. Veeder