Competition in Contracting Act

  • e-Commerce: To be or not to be

    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.

  • House begins work today on another round of DoD acquisition overhauls

    The House Armed Services Committee is set to begin its annual marathon session marking up the Defense authorization bill today. The initial draft includes more than 60 provisions dealing with acquisition, including one telling DoD to buy commercial products from online “marketplaces” like Amazon.

  • GSA praised for steps to reform culture, organization

    Senate lawmakers and the agency’s Inspector General say the strategy to reorganize the General Services Administration and make it more accountable is on the right track. Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini said he will consolidate IT and HR across the agency, and reduce contracting fees charged by the Federal Acquisition Service.