December 2016
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As FAR As It Goes

There's plenty of complexity when it comes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation, a compendium of rules on the federal government's purchasing practices. The FAR isn't becoming any shorter, but a new tool will make it easier to navigate: the General Services Administration has released the first-ever edition of the FAR for iBooks.

"Basically, anyone who does or wants to conduct business with the government reads the FAR," says Dan Briest, program manager of

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