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Department of Defense

Protect Employees, Improve Acqusition Law and Use Best Practice

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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‚Äôs changing military mission and National... more »

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Department of Defense

Cost Risk Reduction on Large Very Large Acquisitions

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Many of the large, low production acquisition programs cost the US Government billions of dollars more than the most pessimistic contract cost. The US Government has to support those programs because of their strategic importance to the nation.

To reduce the impact on the taxpayers of rescuing these companies who are unable to manage within the allotted budget, we propose a modification of the Firm Fixed Price Incentive... more »

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