I am writing this column fresh from a fascinating experience teaching a group of Senior Executive Service (SES) managers in an executive education class at Harvard University
Since 1995, the General Services Administration has financed its schedule purchasing program through the collection of a 1 percent (soon to be 0.75 percent) Industrial Funding Fee (IFF)
Companies are often reluctant to look at how well they comply with federal contract requirements
Contract bundling seems to be a difficult issue for people to understand.
Commentary: Contractors should be alert to the possibility that the subcontracting plan flow-down requirement could find its way into their subcontracting plans
Commentary: Teams have a greater chance of being successful if clear, motivating goals are articulated
Commentary: E-government demands innovative appropriations approaches
Social capital in organizations builds through everyday interactions.
A relationship of trust, accountability and predictability between the public and private sectors is essential.
Poised to overtake China as the world's most populous country, India has entered the 21st century with great potential and challenges
Early this month, I was a witness at the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly's Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee hearing on its draft treaty on cybercrime.
At the recent Federal 100 gala, I ran into Ken Buck of the General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service, who received an award for his work promoting the use of shareinsavings contracting for information technology systems. Not surprisingly, Ken was in a good mood. The Fed 100 accolade no doubt helped raise his spirits for what has been a tough haul.