Best in Class (BIC) means that something has been designated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a preferred governmentwide solution that:
- Allows acquisition experts to take advantage of pre-vetted, governmentwide contract solutions;
- Supports a governmentwide migration to solutions that are mature and market-proven;
- Assists in the optimization of spend, within the governmentwide category management framework; and
- Increases the transactional data available for agency level and governmentwide analysis of buying behavior.