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Are Sole Source Awards Easier?

In this encore presentation of a very early episode, Kevin and Paul debate a question from a Contracting Officer who took issue with a comment from a previous episode regarding sole source contracts and provided not only a great idea but encouragement to expand on the topic.

Gain context around the decisions that need to be made before a sole source award is considered and learn the pros and cons of sole source awards, both before and after award.


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Kevin Jans and Paul Schauer created the Contracting Officer Podcast to help government and industry acquisition professionals understand more about how the other side thinks. As former government Contracting Officers who have also walked in industry’s shoes, Kevin and Paul share their perspectives in support of the podcast mission: Make government contracts better, one contract at a time.

Admittedly, the podcast’s name sounds very limiting. It is not just for contracting officers or even just for those in the contracting profession. Anyone with an interest in the Federal acquisition world can bhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/43525/3337963-286-encore-are-sole-source-contracts-easier.mp3https://www.buzzsprout.com/43525/3337963-286-encore-are-sole-source-contracts-easier.mp3enefit from the insight and down-to-earth explanations of complicated topics provided by the hosts.