Creative contracting

James Clausen

Government procurement officials are using innovative ways to do business. Share-in-savings contracting was the topic at a breakfast held by the Bethesda, Md., chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association. James Clausen, a project manager in DOD's CIO Office of Commercial Policies and Oversight, discussed a creative contract the Navy is using to field software for its enterprise network.


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