At least in the beginning, GSA will limit commercial marketplaces to the micropurchase threshold. But officials said industry input shaped their thinking up to this point, and encouraged more.
Oracle says the Defense Department’s JEDI acquisition is fatally flawed, violating numerous procurement and conflict of interest statutes.
Robert Burton, a former deputy administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and now a partner with Crowell & Moring, makes the case for using commercial practices for government online marketplace purchases.
The General Services Administration told agencies they could have up to three more years to transition to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract, but had to meet certain short term deadlines.
For those who wish to learn anything about federal acquisition and contracting, a good place to start is the National Contract Management Association.
At an industry day for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) program, GSA and DoD officials laid out an aggressive timeline to release the solicitation and make an award.
The Government Accountability Office said it received more than 2,600 protests in fiscal 2018, which was less than a 1 percent increase over 2017.
The General Services Administration Administrator Emily Murphy said customer needs and demands are the catalyst for changes to the $31 billion schedules program.
In the view of Mandy Smithberger, director of the Center for Defense Information at the Project on Government Oversight, it might be getting worse than ever.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service lost money for the 12th straight year, although a rate increase on stamps could help.
The Government Accountability Office denied the protest of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) solicitation by Oracle saying DoD was consistent with statutes and regulations.
John Shoraka, co-founder and managing director of GovContractPros, explains why recent court rulings on Kingdomware and the American Relocation Connections could impact federal small business contracting.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Willkie said he is not concerned his agency will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s request that agencies trim their budgets by 5 percent in 2020.
Reza Houston, assistant professor of finance at Ball State University, has done research he said proves the answer is “yes.”