David Broadbent, VP of contracts & supply chain at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, discusses the growing popularity of GWACs in tech procurement, and other contracting trends.
Government-wide contracting vehicles are becoming popular both within federal agencies and the businesses they work with. The popularity explosion is just one of many contracting trends that have surfaced over the past few years. David Broadbent, VP of contracts & supply chain at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, says that he sees the GWAC trend sticking around for a long time. “In terms of Raytheon and our peers within the A&D sector, we don’t see anything changing here anytime soon. In fact, all of this has been driven by the pace of technology.” Broadbent told Government Matters. “That’s not going to abate any time soon. We have seen a significant shift over recent years across all of the agencies… all of whom are looking to implement new, faster, more flexible means to acquire. “