The federal government is looking for a few good ideas to improve how it does business with information technology contractors.
Using IdeaScale’s crowdsourcing platform, the Federal Chief Acquisition Officers and Federal Chief Information Officers councils are seeking an “open dialogue” to help the government “streamline, modernize and improve” the federal contracting process whether it’s through executive action or new laws. The deadline for participation – which is open to anyone – is May 5.
According to the council’s website, such steps could help “remove barriers and burdens for small and minority-owned businesses and new entrants with limited resources and expertise in federal contracting” as well as reduce costs and red tape for existing government contractors.
The government is seeking discussion and input in three specific areas in an effort to make existing rules and practices more efficient and less onerous
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