The Homeland Security Department (DHS) has reconsidered which companies are eligible to sell it agile software development services.
DHS’ $1.5 billion contracting vehicle, called Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland, or FLASH, has removed two companies from the original 13 pre-approved vendor list.
FLASH is an experimental contracting system, similar to tech consultancy 18F’s Agile Blanket Purchase Agreement, which aims to make it easier for agencies to buy software development services. It also aims to promote companies that haven’t traditionally sold to government, DHS officials have said.
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