DoD wants to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement a demonstration project giving Defense agencies more incentive to purchase contracts directly from eligible firms employing those with severe disabilities.
The Coalition for Government Procurement and the Naval Postgraduate School found agencies were getting better deals through GSA Advantage than through pilots using Amazon.
Kevin Lynch, the president and CEO for the National Industries for the Blind, details how the e-commerce provision can meet the goals of expediency and fulfill federal laws.
Cheryl Cook, USDA’s CIO, said the Forest Service awarded a contract to AbilityOne for tier one helpdesk services. This is one of several enterprisewide services the agency is creating to improve efficiency and effectiveness.