Inside the April 2008 issue, Volume 48...
Managing Compliance Risk: GSA Option Extension
Your GSA schedule contracts require some care and feeding as they mature. Here's what you should know about exercising the options to extend your contract.
By: Tony Fuller, Bill Bressette
Refining the Art of Compromise: Organizational Conflict of Interest Waivers Under FAR Sections 9.503 and 9.504(e)
Learn the advantages of OCI waivers, the applicable legal and regulatory requirements, and practical strategies for crafting waivers to achieve compliance and withstand challenge.
By: Sarah M. McWilliams
Rules, Regulations, and Risks: Government vs. Commercial Contracting
When transitioning from the commercial marketplace to the complex world of government procurement, a business must fully understand all of the rules, regulations, and risks.
By: Samuel G. Davidson, Susan J. Moser
Building Successful Teaming Relationships in a Competitive Marketplace
Teaming helps to refine and pool together the best resources to get the job done, while also providing the best services available to your customers.
By: Renee Wentzel, Mary Lou Patel, Ron Trowbridge
One of the Best Kept Secrets in Government Construction Contracting
Owner's representative services can greatly help with the overwhelming tasks that face you and your organization, and can also help save time and money in the development, design, and construction process.
By: Corinne Cheairs, Donna Squires
Buyers Beware—What You Don't Know About Procuring Commercial Items Could Hurt You (or Your Suppliers)!
Knowing precisely what characterizes products or services as "commercial items" is a key element in the procurement process.
By: Doris Hollingsworth Gray
A Simple Template for Service Level Agreements
An effective service level agreement will improve quality, reduce risks, and strengthen relationship the buyer-seller relationship.
By: John ("Johnny") E. Miller
Demonstrating Leadership: How to Move Your Company Forward in Today's Business Environment
Managing a company is becoming increasingly complex, and if you don’t take the proper precautions, your company’s success will regress instead of moving forward toward greater achievements.
By: Steve Harney