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Anne Reed

Anne Reed is founder of Anne Reed Consulting and former CIO at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Workforce

Acquisition: Bridging the communication gaps

Federal acquisition executives say there's still room for improving communications between contracting officers and program managers, and between government and industry.

Workforce

A toxic work environment threatens acquisition personnel gains

Agencies have made progress in hiring talented acquisition professionals, but unreasonable scrutiny from all sides is encouraging risk avoidance and stifling innovation, according to the Procurement Round Table.