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The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Research and Development (ORD) needs to improve its estimates of in-kind contribution costs for reimbursable research agreements (RRAs), according to the Office of Inspector General (OIG). OIG reviewed 6 RRAs, including both interagency agreements (IAs) and …… » Read more
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The Navy did not conduct adequate cost-effectiveness assessments for three U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) large-scale energy projects, the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) says. Navy personnel performed cost-effectiveness assessments on three USPACOM renewable energy projects — Solar Multiple …… » Read more
From requests for proposals (RFPs) to requirements and even emails, the written word dominates the acquisition process. With technical writing especially, it can be easy to get lost in a slew of words. Keeping your writing clear and to the point is the name of the game in contracting. Writing clearly and with substance is the easiest way to …… » Read more
Check-out the new Gaming Center! It's a fun way to help you test and improve your core acquisition knowledge and base of understanding.
Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) director Claire Grady has released the first-, second-, and third-quarter fiscal year (FY) 2016 government-furnished property (GFP) clause compliance scorecards. The scorecards measure the extent to which Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) GFP clause 52.245-1 is included in …… » Read more
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