Raines' Rule #8 says agencies' IT investments should: Employ an acquisition strategy that appropriately allocates risk between government and the contractor, effectively uses competition, ties contract payments to accomplishments, and takes maximum advantage of commercial technology.    (38H7)

Insert here any lessons that have been learned since this "rule" was issued by OMB ten years ago:    (38H8)

Insert here information on roads that have not been taken and why they have not been taken with respect to this "rule":    (38H9)

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