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Digital Signature capabilities in PRISM

Posted by on November 22, 2022 9:57 am
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PRISM’s Digital Signature function automates the routing of awards for vendor and contracting officer signature through e-mail, eliminating the need to print, wet sign, or scan documents. Digital Signature supports paperless contracting initiatives and streamlines government-vendor communications. It can also be integrated into your agency’s financial system. PRISM supports Digital Signature using DocuSign, one of […]

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Categories:  PRISM and Insight Applications Acquisition

What Does That Button Do — TruePlanning

Posted by on November 15, 2022 1:55 am
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We are focusing on a few critical TruePlanning inputs of the hundreds provided in the technology. Reviewing the definitions, intent, and effects of these inputs through a generic use case is vital to better understanding the capabilities. Learn more.

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Categories:  Cost Engineering

Extract Transform Load– Natural Language Processing for the Data Set Initiative

Posted by on October 26, 2022 12:36 pm
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Let’s dig into Natural Language Processing (NLP) and how it contributes to Unison Cost Engineering’s Data Set Initiative, along with the Extract Transform Load (ETL) of data in general.

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Categories:  Cost Engineering

What if All Clauses in Solicitations were Displayed in Full Text?

Posted by on October 5, 2022 8:00 am
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Proposal development in the federal marketplace relies almost exclusively on references for FAR clauses. So, how do you know which constraints and requirements are included in each clause without reading them in full text in the first place? Adding the full reference each time would make an RFP unwieldy. What is the easiest way of getting that information at your fingertips as you review the RFP?

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Categories:  Contract Lifecycle Management

Should Service Chiefs Be Accountable for Budgets?

Posted by on September 29, 2022 8:30 am
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It is a time-tested question and debate among VHA Directors, ADs, and CFOs: Should Service Chiefs be accountable for tracking and managing annual financial performance? There is a predictable and emerging trend for delegating to Service Chiefs financial authority to be accountable for financial performance. For Stations that wish to move in this direction, it is critically important to understand the governance structure (to include processes, decision making authority, and tools) that must be in place to effectively administer a delegated model.

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Categories:  Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting