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Other Transactions offer many unique opportunities for industry and government collaboration. Let's explore the entire Acquisition Innovation website to guide you through the possibilities.
The Acquisition Innovation website is designed to showcase Other Transactions for everyone, from the curious layman all the way to the seasoned contracting professional or experienced R&D expert. Before you skip to the templates in the Samples & Resources page, check out Years of Innovation, which explores some of the best technologies and programs derived from OTs. What are OTs gives you answers for the critical questions: what, why, and how.
Everyone will want to browse the Samples & Resources page, which provides a treasure trove of documents related to Other Transactions. Start with Training to find DARPA’s latest and greatest educational presentations about OTs. Next, move to Guides to research official Department of Defense guidance. The always popular Samples section includes a handful of templates, examples, and samples for the documentation, justification, and contractual execution of OTs. Remember, you must carefully tailor each OT to the appropriate circumstances—never simply cut and paste from samples or templates!
For an engrossing deep-dive into the rich history of OTs in government and industry, the Articles section contains outside opinions, research, and reporting from a wide range of sources. GAO and Congressional Reports offers official oversight documentation about OTs. Finally, Protests and Litigation covers how the courts have handled litigation about OTs so far. If you have any feedback, suggestions, or questions, please feel free to Contact us!