The Coalition for Government Procurement highlights provisions in the Multiple Award Schedules program for federal customers that provide a readily available, streamlined process mirroring the commercial market through its thousands of contracts that provide tens-of-millions of items.
There are many benefits associated with ensuring competition, but recent reform proposals for commercial e-Commerce raise concerns about whether competition will continue to be leveraged for agency purchasers.
Andrew Hunter of the Center for Strategic and International Studies joined Off the Shelf to discuss current trends in defense acquisition and the artificial intelligence ecosystem in national security. January 8, 2019
Tom Afferton, vice president of Civil Solutions at Northrop Grumman, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss IT modernization and how cloud migration, cyber protection and process automation are helping federal agencies meet customer needs. January 1, 2019
The suddenness of the partial government shutdown forced agencies and contractors to scramble over the last week to figure out who is working and who isn’t.
Today the Coalition submitted comments in response to the General Services Administration’s Request for Information regarding commercial e-commerce portals.
Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller, and Gormley Group president Bill Gormley, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the key policies, initiatives and programs that shaped the 2018 year in procurement. December 18, 2018
The General Services Administration has taken a series of steps to streamline the Multiple Award Schedule processes and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the MAS program.
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.
The Coalition for Government Procurement supports GSA’s decision to hold an e-commerce industry day next week to discuss the future of the Multiple Award Schedule and 2018 defense authorization’s Section 846.