The Benefits of Best-in-Class Vehicles

The Benefits of Best-in-Class Vehicles

Introduction & Classification of Best-in-Class  In 2014, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published a memo regarding a new strategic mission for federal requirements. The primary theme of the memo was ‘best value over lowest price,’ citing category...
The Benefits of Modular Contracting

The Benefits of Modular Contracting

Modular contracting is an acquisition strategy in which large, complex projects are broken up into multiple, tightly scoped procurements to implement technology systems in successive, interoperable increments. Modular contracting is intended to reduce program risk...
Risk Mitigation Process in Acquisition

Risk Mitigation Process in Acquisition

Avoiding all risk is a near impossibility given the complex business environments many of our largest Federal agencies operate in. This is especially true in the acquisition space where both internal and external demands can destabilize pre-planned processes. Rather...
Risk Mitigation Best Practices in Acquisition

Risk Mitigation Best Practices in Acquisition

In 1999, then-Army Chief of Staff General Eric Shinseki announced the U.S. Army Future Combat System (FCS). The FCS was intended to be usher in a new age of mobile armor, and in May 2003 the Department of Defense awarded an almost $15 billion contract for the design...