Posts Tagged: Acquisition

FPLOE Contract Type – Innovatively Used or Abused?

One type of government contract — the firm-fixed-price, level-of-effort (FPLOE) contract — specifically relates to research and development. But some agencies are using FPLOE contracts for unauthorized purposes, and that’s not innovative, says one GovLoop featured contributor: It’s abuse.

My Favorite Contract Type: Time-and-Materials-Hours (T&M) – Part 2

Business arrangements between governments and third parties come in many forms, including a time-and-materials (T&M) contract type. Here’s why T&M arrangements can be so beneficial for both agencies and the entities they work with.