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DoD revamps source selection process

Washington Technology article

In a continuing effort to improve the Defense Department’s source selection process, Claire Grady, director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics issued new source selection procedures (SSP) on March 31 that rescind the previous policies issued 5 years ago. The new procedures will have a significant impact on proposal evaluations in DoD and specifically on how they handle best value tradeoffs and lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) procurements. I’ve highlighted some of the more important changes in this article—some of these procedures are new and some are re-emphasized from the previous procedures. If you would like to read the full 40-page memorandum and its three appendices, it is available on our website. Redefining the best value continuum DoD added a new source selection approach to the best value continuum for use as a standalone evaluation approach or in combination … Continue reading DoD revamps source selection process

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