Strategic Sourcing Key To Easing Budget Pain

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT) -- Facing shrinking budgets and automatic inflexible cuts, the federal government is trying to toe the line between oversight and flexibility when managing its contracts, and strategic sourcing in acquisitions can help achieve that balance, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy director said Friday.

OFPP director Joe Jordan, speaking at the American Bar Association’s annual Federal Procurement Institute, said that strategic sourcing, combined with investments in the federal acquisition workforce and open dialogue with contractors, will help the government achieve its goals despite the decline in federal...
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