4 hopes for better contracting in fiscal 2016

Here are my hopes for changes that, if implemented, should observably improve the quality of government contracting. I list them in order of how likely they are to happen, starting with the most likely.

1. Agile will spread. The idea that it makes more sense to deliver new IT capabilities in quick, partial spurts rather than a big bang that often never happens is so sensible that, eventually, it has to gain traction. The latest sign that it is making inroads in government is the General Services Administration’s recent award of 16 blanket purchase agreements to firms that can perform agile services for agencies.

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