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A Problem with Other Transactions

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  There is a problem with Other Transactions as implemented by DOD. The problem is that DOD leadership, beginning with the Secretary of Defense, does not understand the potential and power of Other... READ MORE

Appropriate Contractual Instruments For R&D

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  Federal Government agencies enter into a wide variety of contractual relationships for various purposes under different regulatory regimes. In addition to procurement contracts covered by the Federal Acquisition Regulation and assistance instruments... READ MORE

It’s Business Time

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  In the development of new capabilities, technological innovation and deploying these at the speed of relevance, the area in which the DoD can be truly most innovative is how it conducts business. ... READ MORE

OT Consortia: Vulnerable to Protest?

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  The Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC) dating back nearly twenty years created a model of an Other Transactions consortium that has been replicated more than a two dozen times. Many people wrongly... READ MORE