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