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August 27, 2020
Prepared, Not Scared: Emergency Construction Procurement

Breaking news: A disaster has hit your area. Every second counts. Discover how Gordian’s Job Order Contracting solution helps navigate the construction procurement journey through emergencies and natural disasters.

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August 25, 2020
To Stay or to Go: Weighing the Financial Impact of Agency Relocation with the City Cost Index

How can you build an estimate for a large, complex project and be confident that your figures reflect actual market costs for different locales? It’s a difficult task. Luckily, there are tools designed to address this exact problem: The City Cost Index and predictive cost data.

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July 30, 2020
Comparing 7 IDIQ Programs for Federal Construction Projects

There is no one-size-fits-all solution for contracting construction projects for the Federal government. One procurement tool used by military branches and Federal agencies is IDIQ contracting. But not all IDIQ programs are the same.

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May 22, 2020
Implementing GAO Best Practices for Cost Estimating with RSMeans Data Online

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently updated their Cost Estimating and Assessment Best Practices Guide. Read this to learn how RSMeans Data Online can help Federal estimators apply the new GAO recommendations to construction cost estimates.

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April 23, 2020
3 Reasons Federal Construction Procurement Can Be Slow

Government procurement processes have a reputation for gridlock. The great irony is that government construction procurement is slow for good reasons. The guardrails are for our protection. Here are three common reasons Federal construction procurement can be slow.

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