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Posted by on Dec 17, 2019

The GAO Technology Assessment Design Handbook Meets Data Visualization

The GAO Technology Assessment Design Handbook Meets Data Visualization

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) considers its technology assessment (TA) to be an essential component of the assistance it provides to Congress. The Technology Assessment Design Handbook, released in December 2019, describes the process of developing a technology assessment, selection approaches, and implementation challenges. The TA Design Handbook also addresses ways technology can be used […]

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2019

The Management Concepts Partnership Appreciation Event and Holiday Charity Social was a Smashing Success

The Management Concepts Partnership Appreciation Event and Holiday Charity Social was a Smashing Success

It was a brisk December evening last night as more than 150 attendees made their way to the City Club of Washington for Management Concepts Partnership Appreciation Event and Holiday Charity Social. As Management Concepts staff and guests enjoyed their evening of refreshments, networking, and festivities, they joined together in support of So Others Might […]

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Posted by on Dec 10, 2019

Where is Your Agency on PMIAA Implementation?

Where is Your Agency on PMIAA Implementation?

It’s hard to believe that it has been three years since the Program Management Improvement Accountability Act (PMIAA), was signed into law. It established standards and a future roadmap to significantly improve program and project management (P/PM) in the Federal Government. 5-Year Plan In June of 2018, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued […]

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Posted by on Dec 5, 2019

Get Ready for the GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contract Consolidation

Get Ready for the GSA Multiple Award Schedule Contract Consolidation

One of the cornerstone initiatives of the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Marketplace Strategy is a plan to modernize and simplify the buying and selling experience for customers, suppliers, and acquisition professionals. This initiative, known as Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Consolidation, seeks to modernize Federal acquisition by consolidating 24 Multiple Award Schedules into a single Schedule for products and services.

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Posted by on Nov 26, 2019

Tips for Managing Difficult Conversations During the Holidays

Tips for Managing Difficult Conversations During the Holidays

Is your favorite football team having a bad season? Has your son or daughter decided to take a year off to ‘find themselves’? Did your last ‘hot idea’ end up fizzling out? There are many topics of conversation that may make you feel uncomfortable during holiday gatherings. Here are some tips that will help you […]

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