IRD Procurement Integrity:. Guidance On Communications with USG Officials February 2013. When IRD wants to gather information about procurements…we should engage in appropriate communication with USG officials. .
Guidance On Communications with USG Officials
This guidance explains what is ok to ask about or discuss with USG officials and what is not ok to ask about or discuss.
SSI and CPBI
The distinction between pre-solicitation and post-solicitation.
SSI means any of the following types of information:
*FAR § 2.101
CBPI means any of the following types of information:
*FAR § 15.201
Begin your conversation by asking your questions in this way:
“ Is there public information available about…”
By asking this way, you are demonstrating to the official that you are aware of what you can and can not ask and are abiding by applicable laws and regulations.
“Early, frequent, and constructive engagement leads to better acquisition outcomes”
(41. U.S.C. 423)
Email:firstname.lastname@example.org (reports are confidential and anonymous) or contact:
IRD Chief Compliance Officer
IRD Director of Grants & Contracts