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NEW Top 10 Articles On Analysis Page Ranked By Number Of Downloads1
Rank For CY 2019
1 Competitive Processes in Government Contracting: The FAR Part 15 Process Model and Process Inefficiency
2 The Five-Year Limit on Government Contracts: Reality or Myth?  (MS Word). 
3 The Fixed-Price Incentive Firm Target Contract:  Not As Firm As the Name Suggests.  (MS Word
4 The Time-and-Materials Contract: The Time Has Come For A Long, Hard Look.  (doc) 
5 What’s in a name: REA versus claim.  (doc)
6 Recommended Books for Government Contracting Professionals.  (pdf) 
7 Crafting Compelling Contracting Officer’s Final Decisions.  (doc)
8 A Legal Analysis of the Statutory and Contractual Allocation of Data Rights in Federal Contracts Subject to 10 U.S.C. 2320.  (doc)
9 Government Purpose Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software in DOD Acquisition.  (doc)
10 FAR 8.405-2 Acquisitions vs. FAR 15 Negotiated Procurement.  (docx)

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Each of the above articles was viewed in excess of 1,000 times during 2019.  Some of the articles have been on Wifcon.com for many years and have been viewed hundreds of thousands of times.

Many important publications about contracting are no longer at our fingertips.  Here Wifcon.com adds its eclectic mix.

Professional Reading: Negotiating Advice from Gordon Wade Rule.

The Commission on Government Procurement (December 1972)

The First Hoover Commission's Report on an Office of General Services, February 1949

The Art of Negotiation — Gordon Wade Rule, 1962

A Guide for Writing and Administering Performance Statements of Work for Service Contracts, Office of Federal Procurement Policy Pamphlet Number 4, October 1980

Book Reviews

By Vernon J. Edwards

Unleashing Change: A Study of Organizational Renewal in Government
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Project Management, 2d ed.
Project Management for Dummies
Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide to Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents & Trademarks
Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference, 4th ed.
Web & Software Development: A Legal Guide, 3d ed.
Business:  The Ultimate Resource
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