Agile: A New Frontier for Contract Management

July 2018 Richard Pennington “Favor Scope Changes When Possible.” —Mike Cohn (2010) Times have changed. When I first saw this statement in Mike Cohn’s book1 about Agile software development, I was at least puzzled, if not a little shocked. I had seen instances when this ph...

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Building a Twenty-First Century Digital Government — One “Byte” at a Time

July 2018 Mike Ipsaro “Siri, how do we build the right foundation for a twenty-first century digital government that maximizes value for citizens?” Ahh, if only it were that simple…but this is a complex endeavor that requires a balanced, measured approach that adapts over time....

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Watchdog Finds Flaws in Certification Process for Women-Owned Small Businesses

Jun 26, 2018 By Charles S. Clark A review of a major portion of sole-source federal contracts in 2016 and early 2017 awarded to self-certified women-owned companies showed that 50 out of 56—worth as much as $52 million—did not follow regulations, according to an inspector genera...

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