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Department of Defense

Bring Efficancy to Defense Contracts

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Currently I'm working with an organization that tests a system built by a defense contractor. One would assuem that testing this system would require a full delivery of this said system. However this is not the case. When the defense contractor delievers the system it does not come with all the nessacary data bases and inferstructor inorder to run the program for testing. Currently my group is trying to build data... more »

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Department of Defense

Eliminate end of contract spend down

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Ways to encourage saving money from being spent at end of contract or end of fiscal year:
1. Allow for contract extensions based on funds remaining. This will encourage the funds to be used as intended rather than wasted uselessly.
2. Financial incentives for funds saved at end of contract. Similar to bonus policies in some private corporations: pay out a percentage of the money saved (with a reasonable cap) to all employees... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Contractors -> Federal Employees

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There is a huge market right now for Federal Contractors, and new companies spring up by the day to fill these federal positions. In most if not all cases these contractors are working for a third to half of what the Government is actually paying these companies for the position.

Because of this, both the individuals and the Federal Government loose money, meanwhile these contract companies are getting rich. I believe... more »

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Department of Defense

Mandate Technical Audits on Defense Contracts

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Every day, government contracts are negotiated at far higher costs than they need to be. If requested, DCMA provides a report to the buying activity (Army, Navy etc.) called a Technical Support to Negotiations (TSN). A TSN identifies areas where contracts are overstated by the defense contractor. The author of the TSN, the DCMA Engineer, knows the "in's and out's" of the contractor's facility and can potentially save... more »

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