How Can the Federal Government Contract More Like Private Companies?

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
How Can the Federal Government Contract More Like Private Companies?

How Can the Federal Government Contract More Like Private Companies?

Federal agencies spend more than $500 billion each year on contracts--buying everything from cutting edge military aircraft to office supplies. We talk with two federal contracting experts—GAO’s Tim DiNapoli and Nate Tranquilli-- about our new report that looks at how some major U.S. corporations make purchases and have improved their purchasing practices, and whether federal agencies can and have used those same practices.