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Contracting officers not given tools, support to take risks, be innovative

A new survey by the Professional Services Council and Grant Thornton reveals the shifting demographics of the acquisition workforce gives the administration an opportunity to change the culture of how the government buys goods and services. From training, to hiring, to creating a path for better collaboration, the acquisition workforce could undergo a major transformation with the right support and focus, experts say.

Tags: acquistion , Contracting , Industry , Stan Soloway , Professional Services Council , Grant Thornton , LPTA , innovation , Workforce , training , Jason Miller

Friday - 01/23/2015, 04:04am EST
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Pentagon Solutions: Longstanding challenges plague federal acquisition personnel

Stan Soloway, the President and CEO of the PSC, and Phil Kangas, a principal with Grant Thornton, joined Pentagon Solutions with Francis Rose to discuss the findings of a survey of federal acquisition personnel.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Pentagon Solutions , Acquisition , acquisition workforce , Grant Thornton , PSC , Stan Soloway ,

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:07pm EST
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Federal acquisition leaders distressed over workforce, budget cuts

Latest edition of a biennial survey, sponsored by a contracting industry group, finds acquisition leaders have the same challenges they had a decade ago. But they fear tighter budgets will reverse progress toward improving the government's acquisition workforce.

Tags: Acquisition , Contracting , Industry , acquisition workforce , Professional Services Council , Army Contracting Command , Camille Nichols , Grant Thornton , Stan Soloway , Alan Chvotkin , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 05:19am EST
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