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20 Results for Category Compliance
DCAA and DCMA Audit Readiness

DCAA and DCMA Audit Readiness

The Department of Defense seems inclined to make defense audits an annual exercise. What audit readiness tactics and solutions could smooth the path for DCAA and DCMA reviews?

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3D Contract Management

3D Contract Management – Data, Documentation, Delivery

It’s time for contract officers to stop burying their heads in the sand when the information overload warning light starts flashing. Successful contract management step one: Tackling the data.

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FAR Compliance in Focus

Mastering the New Steps to Bring FAR in Focus

What would an interpretive dance relaying the story of recent Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) updates and challenges look like? A cybersecurity cha-cha. The lindy hop of labor rate changes. A Section 809 Panel paso doble. The 2018 and 2019 NDAA two-step. A Section 846 Portal pachanga. Get in step with an expert review.

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Minimizing Risk in GSA Option Extensions

Reduce Exposure Through Disclosure: Minimizing Risk in GSA Option Extensions

The time of option extension is a prime opportunity for General Service Administration (GSA) Schedule contractors to revisit all key areas of compliance. Review process and preventative control suggestions to ensure commercial sales practice disclosures are current, accurate and complete.

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GSA TDR Pilot Program Considerations

GSA TDR Pilot Program Considerations

Two years have passed since GSA unveiled the Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) pilot program to GSA Schedule government contractors. What did the GSA Office of Inspector General (OIG) find during their evaluation of TDR, and what are the future possibilities for continuation of the program?

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MES Capabilities for Complex Discrete Manufacturing

The Capabilities of MES for Complex Discrete Manufacturing

Learn the eight common capabilities you get when you cross reference the required capabilities of a manufacturing execution system (MES) system with the MESA, ISA-95 and ISO-9001 frameworks. 

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Quality Estimates at Completion EAC

How to Create Quality Estimates at Completion (EACs) for Project Improvement

Why is a credible project estimate at completion (EAC) important to both project managers and business managers? It’s about the company’s bottom line. The EAC provides an indication of whether the company is going to make a profit or take a loss on a project.

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Complex Discrete Manufacturing and MES

What is Complex Discrete Manufacturing? What is MES?

Complex discrete manufacturers generate products within a variety of industries. Typically, production is complex, with specific, yet diverse, configurations, and long lifecycles. Here we take a look at how Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) factor in and organize processes.

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Small business infrastructure strategy

A Little Infrastructure Goes A Long Way

Before hiring that first, second, or seventeenth employee for a government contracting business, review some suggestions for building effective infrastructure. Plus, a few more 101 basics.

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Clarity GovCon Finance Operations Compliance

2018 Clarity Industry Study Finance, Operations, Compliance Results In Depth

A detailed review of the finance, operations and compliance challenges and opportunities identified in the 9th Annual Clarity GovCon Industry Study.

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