The General Services Administration awarded proof-of-concepts to Amazon Business, Overstock.com and Fischer Scientific on Friday to provide agencies access to their commercial e-commerce platforms for purchases below the micro-purchase threshold of $10,000.
The General Services Administration said in April the 8(a) STARS II govermentwide acquisition contract for IT services hit its contract ceiling, but now it has increased the vehicle’s maximum obligations to $22 billion.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf, to discuss the recent procedural delays in the awarding of major IDIQ contracts.
Although the Defense contracting community has never dealt with a situation quite like the current pandemic, the Pentagon's IG says there are enough lessons from past emergencies to help minimize waste, fraud and abuse.
ACT-IAC released a new case study highlighting best practices and lessons learned for agencies as they implement the technologies under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract.
The Army will bifurcate its headquarters IT leadership office in August, creating a separate CIO office to make IT policies and putting a three-star military officer in charge of implementing them.
This week on Off the Shelf, Tom Sisti, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement, joins host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of the top issues affecting contractors.
The Government Accountability Office ruled against GDIT in its protest of the $7.7 billion award to Leidos. A separate protest, filed by Perspecta, is due to be settled by next week.
GAO dismissed Perspecta’s second protest of the enterprise email and cloud collaboration contract called DEOS awarded to GDIT in August after GSA said it would take corrective action.
The Education Department, SBA and GSA are releasing new software capabilities every two weeks to help modernize major programs.
Defense Logistics Agency Director of Research and Development David Koch joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about a recent contract DLA awarded to develop equipment that can disinfect personal protective gear.
Keith Johnson, the contracting lead for the CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP4 vehicles for NITAAC, said his office is reviewing industry comments on the $40 billion CIO-SP4 draft solicitation and will release the final one in late calendar year 2020.
The Coalition for Government Procurement wrote a letter to GSA asking how they are going to incorporate the White House executive order and DHS’s report on supply chain risk management into the e-commerce platform initiative.
The CMMC Accreditation Body will release more details on or about June 1 about how companies can become certified three-party assessment organizations and individuals can be assessors.