Larry Allen: Protest highlights limits of fast-moving OTAs in contracts

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A recent protest case seemed to show the limits of a practice known as other transaction authority, or OTA — a way for agencies to do fast acquisitions yet work with the regulations. But the Government Accountability Office said no to an OTA for cloud services worth $900 million. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what this might mean to the market.