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  • Business grads, vets and workforce diversity: Who should be on your team?

    Steve Kelman reports on acquisition experts' recent discussions about agency approaches to hiring contracting staff. Read More

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  • Listening to some of the smartest government procurement people around

    Steve Kelman reports on ideas being discussed by the Board of Advisors for the Veterans Administration Acquisition Academy Board of Advisors. Read More

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  • Procurement contests get their due

    As Challenge.gov is recognized by the Ford Foundation and Harvard's Kennedy School, Steve Kelman explains why contests are a big deal. Read More

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  • What makes Chinese students optimistic (and pessimistic) about the future of China?

    Steve Kelman details what's really on his students' minds. Read More

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  • Corruption and bureaucratic rigidity

    Steve Kelman contends that federal management systems are far more rule-bound than the cases of corruption warrant. Read More

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  • Infrastructure in shambles? Contracting to the rescue?

    Steve Kelman see opportunity in the United States' outdated systems. Read More

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  • Political leaders take on ideology and special interests -- in Mexico

    Steve Kelman laments the lack of action north of the border. Read More

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  • More stuff that's not around any more

    Steve Kelman muses on everything from IT acquisition to subway tokens. Read More

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  • A fun party game for the holidays?

    "Revolutionary Road" by Richard Yates contains a number of colloquial phrases that have all but disappeared from the language. Read More

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  • Take the pledge: 'I will care about management!'

    The president should be more directly involved in key management challenges that have the potential to become public disasters. Read More

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