Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Part 13, lays out a variety of purchasing methods collectively known as simplified acquisition to facilitate Government buyers in acquiring supplies and services.
Let’s focus on relationships got me thinking about all the relationships that surround B2G.
Even with the many benefits of open source software (OSS), misconceptions of open source software persists. One of the hurdles seems to be that the government acquisition community is not as familiar with the variety of products and services as they could be.
Since the 2009 OSD memorandum supporting open source software, DOD has been making strides in the use of open source software, but there is a long way to go.