Use CPARS to Work Smarter, Not Harder

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Have you ever stopped to consider the importance of the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) and how top management in both Government and Industry can use the evaluations to make strategic business decisions?  The FAR requires CPARS evaluations but government auditors have reported that they’re not always done on time or with enough detail.  […]

How an E-Library Can Help Keep You Compliant

Does this sound familiar? You’re developing a solicitation document and vaguely recall an agency or departmental policy memo or directive that might impact your solicitation. Where is that document? Was it issued last month, maybe last year? Is it still in effect? What did it say? Or worse, you aren’t even aware that a policy […]

Milestone Decisions: Why They’re Important and How Your Agency Can Reach Them

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Your agency just received a legislative mandate to implement a capability by a specific date.  The mission could range from expanding a capability, to improving security at a checkpoint, to meeting an estimated surge in demand for transactions in a compressed time period.  It may take months or years to accomplish the mission. You may […]

Why Integrity Matters

Integrity is like a boat.
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Welcome to our new Integrity Matters blog. We want this to be a forum to share best practices and the latest thinking on acquisition and program management. We hope you will join in the conversation. Look for blog posts from our team of experienced Fellows and company leaders on everything from austerity to oversight to […]