Inside the December 2008 issue...
Terminations for Convenience—Making the Most of a Bad Situation
How to determine fair compensation and other settlement costs when your government contract is terminated.
By: Samuel G. Davidson
Earned Value Management Leadership—The Tone at the Top
In order for the application of earned value management to be sustained and successful, senior executives must set the right "tone" to promulgate its use.
By: David A. Roberts and Gregory A. Garrett
Improve Your Acquisition Process with Lean Six Sigma, Part II
In addition to simplified and commercial item acquisition processes, Lean Six Sigma can also greatly improve the quality of your IT hardware acquisition process.
By: John Dobriansky
Preferences for Specialty Metals
A brief exploration of the requirements of the new Class Deviation 2008-O0002.
By: Kenneth R. Segel
Building Values-Based Ethics and Compliance Programs
Leveraging risk assessments and implementing best practices transition ethics and compliance programs from being reactive and rules-based to being responsive and values-based.
By: Diana Lutz
Good Questions are Hard to Find
Learning to ask high-quality questions is a critical success tool that all contract managers should learn and practice.
By: Tom Reid
Professional Development: December—A Time for Career Assessment and Planning
By: John K. Borchardt
Getting Results: The Six Disciplines of Performance-Based Project Management
By: James N. Phillips Jr.
Case Commentary: Cost Ceilings and Price Limit Notice
By: Robert D. Witte