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Department of Homeland Security

Simple, Efficient, and Effective Government Acquisitions.

Nearly all federal agencies perform acquisitions in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other all-inclusive policies. Despite this, agencies, and even divisions within agencies, have disparate acquisition systems, practices, procedures, and templates. Seen from the perspective of a young front-line acquisition worker, the apparent inefficiencies are staggering. Workers must learn to interface... more »

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Department of Defense

Speed up Acquisition Process

DISA procures enterprise wide COTS products/solutions for the entire department. Currently the acquisition process takes 1-2 years to recompete a product that is currently in use. The long lead times often cause us to gap the current service when it expires while we wait for the new acquisition to be awarded. The vendors charge exorbitant prices to cover the gap because they know the Government has no options but to... more »

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