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Episode 20: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? FAR Part 34.201 requires an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) during development of a major acquisition system. This can be accomplished by using EVMS or Agile Program Management Systems, which are not closely compatible. Since the government often...

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MIRROR IMAGE DOCTRINE

By Richard D. Lieberman, Consultant What happens when a response to an offer does not match the terms offered?  In common law this mismatch between offer and acceptances negated contractual liability.  First Comm. Corp. v. United States, 335 F.3d 1373, 1381 (Fed. Cir....

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Episode 21: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? The Government is permitted to procure construction and architect/engineering services collectively under a “design/build” contract? Guidance for this type of procurement which increases efficiencies and lowers administrative burdens can be found at FAR...

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Episode 20: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? Per FAR 35.007, a FAR Part 35 Research and Development (R&D) procurement is not subject to standard FAR Part 5 publication or FAR Part 6 "full and open" requirements. This is due to the government's desire to save time and money and fund only the...

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Episode 20: Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW? FAR Part 34.201 requires an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) during development of a major acquisition system. This can be accomplished by using EVMS or Agile Program Management Systems, which are not closely compatible. Since the government often...

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