Priority Shift Makes Dollars Go Farther
CONTRACTING - ALL ARTICLES
Army Revolutionizes Supply Line
Cashing In on Contractors
The Air Force and McDonnell Douglas pulled the ill-fated C-17 out of a tailspin, turning a program plagued by delays, costs overruns and structural defects into a model of acquisition reform.
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.
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.