COTR-Tailored Knowledge, Tools and Training Enhance ASI Government's Award Winning Virtual Acquisition Office™ Tool

Supports Collaboration within Acquisition Community

Sep 13, 2011, 05:05 ET from ASI Government

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASI Government (ASI), public sector consultants specializing in acquisition, program management, organizational performance and workforce development solutions, announced today that it has added a COTR ToolKit feature to its Virtual Acquisition Office™ knowledge and productivity service.


The COTR ToolKit offers guidance, training, samples, templates and checklists, among other information specifically targeted to the role of the Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COR/COTR).  

"Including tools that address the unique needs of CORs/COTRs in the Virtual Acquisition Office™ product enhances collaboration and understanding among a broader section of the acquisition workforce. In addition to enhancing productivity and developing the workforce, the ultimate goal is to drive better program outcomes," shared Steve Gluckman, President of ASI's Knowledge and Learning Products division and Chief Knowledge Officer.

Commented Catherine Poole, Executive Director of ASI's Knowledge and Learning Products, "We always keep our fingers on the pulse of our clients, constantly listening and striving to respond to what they need to be more effective in this ever-changing, ever-challenging environment. The Virtual Acquisition Office™ COTR ToolKit feature was developed in response to client demands for tools and training specifically geared to the needs of the COR/COTR community."

The Virtual Acquisition Office™ was recently recognized for publication excellence with a 2011 APEX award for its suite of publications, which include the daily Today's Acquisition News, monthly Updates and Advisories, as well as the periodic At a Glance, issued as key policy developments occur.

In addition to publications and the COTR ToolKit, ASI's robust Virtual Acquisition Office™ service also includes an on-call acquisition help desk and acquisition checklists, samples, templates, and other resources that are kept current as acquisition regulations evolve.  The service serves as a force multiplier to maximize the knowledge, productivity and compliance of today's federal acquisition workforce, including CORs/COTRs.  

About ASI

ASI Government (formerly Acquisition Solutions Inc.) is a leader in performance-based management for the public sector. ASI addresses the federal government's most critical challenges, delivering innovative acquisition, program management, organizational performance and workforce solutions. Through innovative research, consulting, training and tools, ASI's solutions help the federal government enable the workforce, reduce costs and improve management of complex programs. ASI has a history of delivering results. The company's Virtual Acquisition Office™ knowledge and productivity service is used daily by more than 8,000 federal acquisition professionals.

SOURCE ASI Government