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Tips for GovCon Contracts Professionals

Posted by CLM Team on Sep 28, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Contracts professionals face countless demands that require them to fill many roles and overcome numerous challenges. The contracts department is key to providing enterprise-wide value because of its cross-functional nature. A great contract professional is an indispensable member of the team.

To excel in an organization, contracts leaders must work effectively with executives and colleagues across departments. Contract managers must be armed with the right attitude, drive and willing to put in a lot of effort into the competition of their tasks. Having a proper contract management program in place can take some pressure off of the contracts department and make your life easier.

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Topics: Contract Lifecycle Management Suite

From Grand to Granular, Estimating Agile Project Costs in TruePlanning

Posted by TruePlanning Team on Sep 21, 2021 11:35:43 AM

In the federal government, budgets require a multi-year planning cycle. Therefore, any effort to reduce the uncertainty of future year program costs leads to better and more defensible budgets for those years. But Agile programs focus on near term workload and activities with only limited future planning cycles identified. Future cycles are only activated as their start date nears. So any model-based cost estimate or predictive analysis for the budget needs to be flexible, responsive and adaptive to the daily dynamics of Agile program planning and execution.

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Topics: TruePlanning, cost estimation, Agile

Unison Marketplace to Extend Hours Beginning Sept. 7th to Meet Market Demand

Posted by Marketplace Team on Aug 31, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The tempo is picking up in the federal procurement world. With less than one month left in the federal fiscal year, buy activity is at its highest levels.   

To help you make the most of this busy buying season, Unison Marketplace will be extending hours through the end of the Fiscal Year. Our free, U.S.-based Marketplace Support team is just a phone call or email away, ready to answer your questions and help you make the most of every bid.

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Topics: Marketplace

Navigate Efficiently Through the Contracting Process

Posted by ACQ Team on Jul 14, 2021 2:20:21 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of life. The challenges and changes brought by the pandemic have impacted employee work and personal lives in unique ways, including the way employees do their jobs, how managers supervise and coach employees to succeed, personal stresses introduced by childcare center closings, isolation from family and friends, and the illness or loss of loved ones.

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Topics: Acquisition Suite

The Answer to Your Problems: System Integration

Posted by CLM Team on May 19, 2021 2:15:33 PM

Are you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated by a lack of connectivity between systems you use every day to manage BI, contracts, and finance? System integration is critical when it comes to reducing time spent on repetitive and manual tasks and freeing up your IT resources. Integrating your systems helps you scale your business for the future as well as drastically increase productivity. It also makes sure that you get more accurate results, when data moves cleanly between systems.

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Topics: Contract Lifecycle Management Suite