Next Webinar: Statement of Work: When Is It the Best Choice?

Join us on Thursday, October 26th, from 12:00 – 1:00pm ET, as we discuss what a Statement of Work is, the differences and similarities between an SOW, PWS, and SOO, how to determine when an SOW is the best fit, the roles of the acquisition team, and how to develop and refine a Statement of Work. We will also discuss the pros and cons of a Statement of Work through all phases of the acquisition process from pre-solicitation to post award.


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Air Force Feels the Need for Acquisition Speed

With management of defense acquisition programs reverting to the services, the Air Force is expanding application of lessons learned from its Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) to speed up future acquisition plans, Federal News Radio reports. The service has taken the charter on which it formed RCO and modified it to …… » Read more


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Trump Signs Disaster Response Reform Bill

President Donald Trump has signed into law legislation (H.R. 1117) requiring the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to report to Congress on its plans to improve the administration of disaster assistance. Get VAO’s coverage of the measure here. … » Read more

New Email Domain & IP Address

Please add to your "safe sender" list and ensure that IP Address is whitelisted at your agency by providing it to your IT Department.

Tools Can Help Agencies Take a MEGABYTE Out of Software Inventory

Software asset management (SAM) tools can help agencies grappling with implementing the Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies (MEGABYTE) Act, FedTech reports. The MEGABYTE Act requires agencies to create comprehensive software licensing inventories and policies. Agencies can …… » 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.

Air Force Reveals "Deadline" for JSTARS Decision

Although the Air Force will decide on the future of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) recapitalization by the end of this month, the result will not be revealed immediately, Defense News reports. In his first-ever interview, Air Force Under Secretary Matt Donovan announced the public will have to wait …… » Read more

VAO Templates current through FAC 2005-95

Support for your file documentation needs! VAO templates are up-to-date, including FAC 2005-95, effective 1/19/2017.

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