The Federal Aviation Administration has a grand plan to revamp its personnel and procurement systems to save money and solve air-traffic controller and technician shortages. But many people in the agency doubt it will work.
CONTRACTING - ALL ARTICLES
Suddenly competition is blossoming in the federal government, as agencies vie with each other to sell services throughout the bureaucracy. A wide range of administrative functions will now be "franchised" by government entrepreneurs.
Three Cheers for Simple Specs
Solving the Procurement Puzzle
Contracting officers are encouraged to take prudent risks
FAR rewrite to encourage innovative buying methods.
Electronic commerce speeds federal acquisitions
DoD works to eliminate military-unique specifications
Alternative dispute resolution curbs bid protests
GSA streamlines the multiple-award schedule contract program