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Nominate the Acquisition Best of the Best!

The Chief Acquisition Officers Council (CAOC) is seeking nominations for the 2018 Acquisition, Program Management, and Small Business Excellence Awards. Nominations are being solicited for Federal employees engaged in team or individual activities that led to excellent results in FY 2017.  The award categories are: 1) Acquisition Excellence Award; 2) Small Business Excellence Award; and 3) Program Management Excellence Award. The awards will be presented at the Acquisition Excellence in Washington, DC in the summer of 2018.  Read More

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NCMA's Government Contract Management Symposium 

The 36th annual NCMA Government Contract Management Symposium (GCMS) was held on December 4-5, 2017 in Arlington, VA. This year's symposium consisted of keynote addresses from defense, cybersecurity, and technology leaders; nontraditional panel discussions; 30 breakout sessions; and many networking opportunities with 1,000+ contract management professionals. FAI served as a sponsor and exhibitor to support this great event.


PMIAA: Improving the High Cost of Low Performance

During the “PMIAA, Improving the High Cost of Low Performance in U.S. Federal Program Management" video, you will get an behind the scene look on what the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act will do for federal programs and projects. The Act will create standards and best practices to save taxpayer dollars by reducing cost overruns. Check out how PMIAA will benefit federal programs. 


FAITAS User Guides - Check them Out!

Did you know that there are many user guides and training videos available for using FAITAS. Topics include: Account Management, Training, Certifications, Continuous Learning, Warrants and Reports. Check them out!


Prioritize Accessibility to Spark Innovation!

The January 18, 2018, deadline for implementing new accessibility standards is rapidly approaching! Watch the video about the Section 508 Standards Refresh and learn how to make your workplace more accessible, and gain insight on the benefits of designing accessible products. Visit the Revised 508 Standards Toolkit for an overview of the final rule and learn how prioritizing accessibility in your acquisitions can spark innovation.

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