MAS consolidation has eliminated contracting stovepipes, duplication, and process burdens at the contract level. The next step for GSA is to streamline, reform, and enhance the underlying pricing policies governing contract negotiation, award, and compliance.
As the central procurement arm of the federal government, the General Services Administration plays a strategic role in implementing the Biden administration’s policy priorities. Over the coming weeks, the FAR & Beyond blog will focus on these and other key priorities and how GSA makes a difference.
GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program saw $14 billion in task orders last year and expects the use of the contracts only to increase this year.
Jason Workmaster from Miller and Chevalier, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf, to discuss the latest trends in the Civil False Claims Act.
This week on Amtower Off Center, Joanne Woytek, program manager for NASA SEWP, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss why 2020 was a record breaking year for the GWAC.
Chris Golden, a former member of CMMC accreditation body and the director of information security for Blue Cross, Blue Shield, said getting the first set of companies through the certification process will be a sign of progress.
Multiple award schedule consolidation is all about breaking down barriers, eliminating stovepipes, and streamlining procurement processes.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joined host Mark Amtower on this week's Amtower Off Center to discuss the emergence of the GSA small business IDIQ/GWAC Polaris and the importance of complying with CMMC.
The Defense Department continues to test out the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) process with pathfinders and plans to pilot the approach with 10 contracts in 2021.
Tim Cook of the Center for Procurement Advocacy, and Tom Sisti of the Coalition for Government Procurement, join host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss the top procurement policy issues in 2021.
Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss the state of government-wide contracting in 2021.
As we kickoff 2021, the Coalition for Government Procurement took this opportunity to highlight 21 opportunities to improve the procurement system’s support of agency missions.
This week on Amtower Off Center, Brian Chidester, Global Public Sector marketing executive for OpenText, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the benefits and challenges of using the "whole of government" approach to resolving issues in the federal government.
The emergency acquisition authority is expected to get heavy use in Biden's first year as president.