The federal government should leverage all of the flexibilities currently provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulation and engage in continuous and open communication with industry, according to four technology associations that jointly issued a whitepaper on Dec. 8, 2015.
The groups lay out six guiding principles that should be embraced across the federal government to ensure government applies the latest and greatest technology to its mission and enhances the performance of federal technology programs, according to a joint press release from the Professional Services Council, Technology Councils of North America, Northern Virginia Technology Council and the California Technology Council.
“Regardless of where or how a company may approach the federal market, these principles form the core of a sound, competitive, open and effective acquisition process. Our collective goal is to enable the government to reach, directly or indirectly, the full array of capabilities and solutions that exist in the private sector to deliver effective mission results,” said the whitepaper.
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