What is an “ADEQUATE” Proposal?

The Department of Defense looks to give contractors a way to more easily determine whether the proposal is adequate. In a proposed rule, the DOD plans to add a checklist to the DFARS (https://federalregister.gov/a/2011-30907).

This proposed rule supports one of DoD’s Better Buying Power initiatives by incorporating the requirement for a proposal adequacy checklist into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) at section 215.408, and an associated solicitation provision at DFARS 252.215-70XX, to ensure offerors take responsibility for submitting thorough, accurate, and complete proposals. The provision should be included in solicitations that require the submission of certified cost or pricing data.

PS – Sorry this post is so boring and brief, I do what I can to spice things up, but sometimes, well…

About Marty Herbert

With 13 years of government contract administration, analysis, finance, and audit experience, I have established a firm baseline in ethics and a specialization in government contracts that has prepared me to become a subject matter expert in my field. I am currently working on enhancing government contracts management and compliance through workflow tools and product offerings - attempting to make the process proactive as opposed to reactive.
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