Reaping the Rewards With Better Post-Award Contract Management

By Maria Votlucka on 08/28/19


Government contracting is divided into three stages: procurement or acquisition planning, sourcing, and post-award contract management.  The first two stages have had the most focused time and financial investment for improvement.  This approach leaves post-award management as a secondary duty for contract officer representatives (CORs) who are then left unsupported andpositioned for ineffective compliance, risk management, and opportunity realization.  Arguably, the contract management process after acquisition and sourcing is the most crucial stage for government agencies but has notoriously been given low visibility and insufficient resources.  This article will address the challenges and present an actionable post-award contract management solution.

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Why Purchase Contract Management Software Through GSA?

By Rosemary Shields on 08/6/19

What is GSA?

Discover GSA and its many benefits to government organizations. 

When investing in contract management software, discuss with your chosen provider the option of purchasing through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).  GSA provides eligible agencies (often government) with the option to purchase products and services, such as contract management software, through a schedule, which is an approved and maintained contract through GSA.  Using this method to purchase contract management software eliminates the need for negotiations and makes the purchasing process much more efficient for all parties involved. 

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Improve Your Contract Management By Government Fiscal Year End

By Rosemary Shields on 06/10/19

Government Fiscal Year End is quickly approaching, and you’ve got to decide what the best investment will be for your remaining budget.  Government contract management and purchasing professionals should examine their current processes for contract management, purchasing, and sourcing inefficiencies by answering the following questions:

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3 Government Contract Management Conferences for 2019

By Rosemary Shields on 05/23/19

Contract management processes vary based on industry and organization, and government agencies should take advantage of conferences that are unique to them.  That’s why we’ve hand-picked some of the best government contract management conferences for 2019 so government contracting professionals can network and learn in a familiar environment and from relatable experiences.  These three government contract management conferences will allow you to hear from industry leaders on how to overcome contract management challenges and learn about solutions to support your process. 

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