Showing 3 ideas for tag "acquisition streamlining"

Department of Energy

Increase Federal Acquisition Regulation Dollar Thresholds

A very simple federal cost cutting idea is to further streamline and expedite procurements by increasing Federal Acquisition Regulation dollar thresholds as follows:

1. FAR 2.101 - Micro-Purchase Threshold Definition: Replace the $3,000 threshold with $10,000.

2. FAR 2.101 - Government Point of Entry: Replace the $25,000 threshold with $100,000.

3. FAR 2.101 - Simplified Acquisition Threshold: Replace the $150,000... more »

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Department of Defense

Protect Employees, Improve Acqusition Law and Use Best Practice

For decades Legacy system integrators have failed numberous times to provide adequate capabilities to meet the needs of the DoD and other Federal Agencies as indicated by numnerous GAO reports. Yet we continue to use them. Through these failed strategies, the GAO has determined that the many capabilities cause significant cost overruns and are inadequate to meet the needs of today’s changing military mission and National... more »

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Department of the Interior

Simplified Acquisitions through IDIQ

One of the most frustrating parts of working for the government has been that when you find a good contractor who performs well you can't hire him back without going through a terribly expensive acquisition process and half the time you still don't get the contractor. Also you can’t get work done because the acquisition process is so slow and cumbersome. And lastly nothing is more frustrating than spending over a third... more »

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