None of the new technology NASA is working on to get it to Mars will matter if the agency doesn’t have consistency in funding and vision over the next several years.
Contractors cheered when Congress enacted limitations on the use of LPTA contracts by the Defense Department when buying professional services.
The GSA account manager at the Defense Logistics Agency, Jay Schaeufele, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain what it’s all about.
GAO and the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee released annual reports highlighting continued decreases in bid protests, by 16%, and in the number of companies suspended or debarred.
Larry Allen, the managing director of the Federal Market Access Group at BDO USA, outlines some initial concerns that contractors should be aware of as GSA consolidates 24 schedule contracts to one.
Federal agencies and contractors are doing more to avoid using the suspension and debarment process.
President and CEO of the Professional Services Council David Berteau joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for what services contractors are thinking.
OFPP and ACT-IAC partnered to collect and describe acquisition innovations as a way to reduce the friction of acquisition through a new Periodic Table of Acquisition Elements.
Laura Stanton, GSA’s deputy assistant commissioner for category management in the Office of IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service, said six-to-eight agencies will pilot this approach to small purchases over the next three years.
The Defense Innovation Unit finally shows its cards on what it’s been working on the past few years.
GSA Administrator Emily Murphy said a working group is looking at the acquisition fee structure the agency charges and will develop recommendations to rationalize it across FAS.
Author Carla Bass joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the benefits of concise and precise communication, and how powerful writing can help and hinder your career.
Emily Murphy, the GSA administrator, said over the past year the agency has collected and used more information about acquisition and real estate to save money and improve services.
A new intellectual property policy allows for customized arrangements between DoD and companies.