Transparency in contracting remains opaque

Transparency is all the rage these days, but is there a limit to its usefulness? That’s the question being asked by Matthew Weigelt, who writes about this in FCW. He brings up the fact that the contracting community is wrestling with transparency, and this could be affecting federal contracting. He brings up the question being asked by many contractors — how can the government be transparent enough “to enable public posting of contract actions…without compromising contractors’ proprietary and confidential commercial or financial information?”

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