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    Question: Are there any other DoD contracting activities that have developed DFAR Clauses that address CRIs and how to hold the contractor more accountable if they don't show a return on investment (ROI). Simple example: we give the contractor CRI funds (on a separate CLIN) they promise a certain ROI (for example 3 to 1), if they don't achieve the ROI then they return the CRI funds.


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    Unfortunately, there is no single database of clauses authored by DoD contracting activities that would answer your question.  DoD contracting activities do not have the authority under the current rule-making process to create DFARS clauses and provisions.  Therefore, the contracting activity would likely develop and implement language in Section H to address their specific contract requirements.  There is no comprehensive list of Section H requirements in DoD.  It appears there is no FAR or DFARS clause regarding CRIs, nor is there a FAR or DFARS open case as of 11 Mar 2011.  However, DFARS 215.404-71-5 may be helpful in applying weighted guidelines cost efficiency factors.  Also, the following resources may be helpful in developing a new Section H clause for CRIs.
     
    USD(AT&L) Memo dated 3 Nov 2010, Implementation Directive for Better Buying Power – Obtaining Greater Efficiency and Productivity in Defense Spending at: 
    http://www.acq.osd.mil/docs/USD(AT&L)_Implementation_Directive_Better_Buying_Power_110310.pdf?transcriptid=4648
     
    Incentive Strategies for Defense Acquisitions Guide at: 
    http://www.dau.mil/pubscats/Pages/incentive.aspx
     
    Reduction of Total Ownership Costs (R-TOC) Best Practices Guide at: 
    http://www.theriac.org/pdfs/RTOC Guide.pdf

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