The Office of Management and Budget has directed agencies to achieve 3.5 percent savings over their baseline spending on contracts for fiscal 2010 and another 3.5 percent for fiscal 2011. Given the deficit, that is a legitimate request. The contracting community should put on its collective thinking cap to see how we can help make this happen. To get the creative juices flowing, here are a few thoughts.
Kelman, Steven. "How Contractors Can Help Agencies Save Money." Federal Computer Week. September 10, 2009.