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Federal Contract Management and Vendors' Readiness Part One: Entry of Small Vendors into Federal Contracts
When all enterprise vendors go for ERP and like solutions to help improve the business of small, midsize, and large aerospace and defense (A&D); engineer-to

government contract consultant  the need to meet government contract requirements. Despite arguably still ongoing difficult economic times in most sectors, the growth of government contract manufacturing has continued largely unabated. For instance, while the commercial aircraft industry may have suffered following the dreadful 2001 terrorist attacks and stalled economic activity afterwards, it is quite the opposite case in the defense and government industries (see Fed Warms Up to ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP

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Document Management System (DMS)

Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents in a database and associates important information about the documents, to the documents (known as metadata). Most systems provide workflow engines to design and support document creation, publication, and usage. DMS solutions are often used by insurance and health care industries, government bodies, or other organizations processing high volumes of documents. 

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