Describing Agency Needs. State requirements in terms of Functions to be performed Performance required Essential physical characteristics Goals Provide contractors maximum opportunity Leverage the expertise of industry. Requirements Docs. Lots of Names SOW-statement of work
Market Research is a process used to collect, organize, maintain, analyze, and present data for the purpose of maximizing the capabilities, technology, and competitive forces of the marketplace to meet an organization’s needs for goods and services
Determining whether a product or service is a commercial item is largely within the discretion of the contracting agency. . . Unless it is shown to be unreasonable.
An acquisition plan is a document or collection of documents that addresses the technical, management, and other significant considerations. The acquisition plan will define the major players and the sequence of events from requirements definition through contract award.