The Outsourcing Industry – Web Development Contract 2016

In 2016, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report on the contracting process, which revealed that, while the government is paying contractors to do certain things, there are many other things that it’s paying contractors not to do, such as: • Ensure that a contractor’s activities comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations • Ensure the contractor is not engaging in a violation of the contractor’s contract with the Government or a law or regulation of the United States Government or of a State or local government • Ensure a contractor is using all available information and capabilities to meet the contract requirements • Ensure all contracting requirements are met • Ensure contractors are using the best contracting techniques, including: • Contracting in an efficient manner and with a competitive bidding process that is transparent and equitable to all interested parties, including contractors, subcontractors, subcontractor employees, and subcontractors’ subcontractors • Contractors have the opportunity to participate in bidding and participate in the process, including using bid data to determine the most cost-effective and cost-efficient way to perform their work.

• Contractor subcontractors are allowed to submit bid information and data to the Government in the form of a bid report or invoice.

However, only subcontractors and subcontractor managers may submit bid reports or invoice information to the Contractor.

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