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Chapter highlights:

Purpose: This chapter discusses two-step competitive sealed bidding for procuring information technology (IT) goods and services.

Key points:

  • Two-step competitive sealed bidding is a combination of competitive procedures designed to obtain the benefits of sealed bidding when adequate specifications are not available.
  • There is no negotiation in the two step competitive bid process.


23.2 Two-step competitive sealed bidding process options
23.3 Conducting two-step competitive sealed bids