New Tools to Help You Innovate Within the FAR

Sep 19, 2014
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Outdated development practices and narrow interpretations of acquisition regulations have prevented the federal government from taking advantage of technologies that can help agencies deliver better digital services to the public.

OMB is developing new tools to help you take advantage of existing procurement authorities in the FAR, or the Federal Acquisition Regulation, the nearly 2,000 page bible that guides federal purchasing, including:

Take a look at these tools and share them with your contracting officers.

You can also get involved by providing feedback, sharing experiences and strategies that can help the federal marketplace evolve: