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The STEM Wilted Before it Had Time to Grow

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As reported in TOMORROW’s edition of the Federal Register, the DoD will be cancelling the STEM proposed rule.  I had reported on this proposed rule  about a month ago.  Additionally, I have noted a trend throughout government to push STEM … Continue reading

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The Battle for Knowledge Leaders – STEM

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The battleground has been laid out…  The confrontation is on the horizon…  The growing desire to be on top makes it all the more cutthroat… This could easily be a teaser from a big athletic event (originally I mentioned them … Continue reading

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Big Data – STEM – the Trends…

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I teach part-time at a community college.  As an accountant by training, I have always liked managerial accounting and the analytic nature of the numbers that can be created.  Applying logic and processes to data has stuck with me from … Continue reading

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Selected Costs Series, Part 3 (FAR 31.205-4 & 31.205-5)

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This section of the series deals with two more “Selected Costs” from FAR 31.205.  The first is Bonding Costs, the second is [Reserved] but used to be Civil Defense Costs. Bonding Costs For as long as I can remember, I … Continue reading

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DoD Inviting Experts for Some Time Away from the Office

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The DoD will be hosting a meeting on March 20, 2013 to discuss the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA), Section 804. Section 804 of the NDAA deals with profit guidelines in the DFARS.  The meeting is regarding potential … Continue reading

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DoD Finalizes Rule on Canadian Commercial Contracting

As posted by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business GC Net News, the Department of Defense has finalized a proposed Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement rule clarifying the requirements for the Canadian Commercial Corporation to submit data other than certified cost … Continue reading

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DoD freezes conferences, associated travel (Article)

DoD freezes conferences, associated travel | Federal Times | federaltimes.com. In the wake of the GSA conference “questions,” the DOD has decided that no one gets to have fun until the agendas are reviewed.  This reaction highlights the pressures placed … Continue reading

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