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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

Unison Marketplace’s New Source Selection Feature

Posted by Marketplace Team on Apr 29, 2021 9:30:00 AM

No, price is not the only factor in evaluating Reverse Auction responses.

Reverse auctions are known for providing buyers with lower prices. A misconception of reverse auctions can be that the lowest price vendor receives the award. Price is just one factor in any evaluation, and the same is true when a reverse auction is used. Automating price negotiation allows buyers to negotiate more buys than otherwise and allows them more time for key procurement decisions, such as the award evaluation. 

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Topics: Marketplace, marketplace government buyer dashboard

Are You Prepared for a DCAA Audit?

Posted by CLM Team on Apr 22, 2021 11:47:34 AM

Businesses serving the federal government must adhere to specific compliance requirements, one of those being their business processes and systems must be DCAA compliant. How can you prepare and make sure that you are ready for your DCAA audit?

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Topics: Contract Lifecycle Management Suite