ETS News featured the following article in their Winter 2001-2002 Issue describing the differences between commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products and cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) development.
COTS versus CPFF
Which offers the best value – COTS or CPFF? ETS News (Winter 2001-2002) looks at the pros and cons of these purchasing systems.
In an effort to save dollars, many U.S. Department of Defense policy-makers are promoting the use of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products in lieu of customised, cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) development. ...View Page