The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
The Coalition for Government Procurement has been a strong supporter of an unpriced schedule in the name of efficiency.
Given GSA Administrator Emily Murphy’s goal of transparency, the Coalition for Government Procurement says it was surprised by the recent disappearance of GSA’s online staff directory from the agency’s website.
Rebecca Weirick, the executive director of the Services Acquisition Office of in the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement, said category management helped the service save almost 10% on contracts that was put toward readiness and modernization in 2019.
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It gives more authority over bigger acquisitions to the undersecretary of Defense for acquisition and sustainment, and takes it away from the armed services.
Deltek Senior Vice President Kevin Plexico and Bob Lohfeld, CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of the growth of GWACs over the last five years, best in class contracts, category management and the impact of GWACs and IDIQs on small businesses.
Kraig Conrad, the CEO of the National Contract Management Association, said acquisition and contracting officers must take advantage of automation to be more agile and faster.
Government lawyers tell a federal appeals court that Oracle’s complaints about conflicts of interest are now moot, and that DoD has plenty of ways to justify its controversial single-award decision.
After three years and a serious reprimand from Congress, the Defense Department finally released its guidance for the processes governing middle-tier acquisition.
After several years, a consortium of agencies has been working on FedRAMP, a program to certify cybersecurity of cloud computing services providers.
Addie Cliffe, partner at Crowell & MOring LLP joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the Multiple Award Schedule program, the MAS audit process and compliance best practices for contractors.
DISA, GSA and industry issues dominated the 10 most read Reporter’s Notebook stories in 2019. The common theme across many of the stories is how agencies are setting the table for bigger changes in 2020.
When it comes to the smaller systems that make up the lion’s share of Defense acquisition spending, the Pentagon does not even know how many it’s paying for, according to a new audit.