Extra work for contractors during coronavirus has stipulations

Contractors might be asked to do extra work during the coronavirus and as agency’s scramble to keep operating.

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Holistic strategy on IT supply chain needed before it’s too late, experts tell commission

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Procurement policy world heats up during dog days of summer

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Reverse auctions draw strong criticism on Capitol Hill

Reverse auctions are overused, underregulated and might be a monopoly, according to recent testimony on Capitol Hill.

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Joe Petrillo, Procurement Attorney, Petrillo & Powell PLLC

It may sound odd, but source selection officials have the authority to use more than one selection approach within a single procurement. And it looks like…

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Millisa Gary, Procurement Ombudsmen, GSA

Can we talk? That’s what government and industry have been asking for decades. The answer is yes, and there’s plenty of Federal Acquisition Regulation backup for that. Yet the administration thought it needed to launch the mythbusters initiative to get industry and government talking at the pre-solicitation stage. That was followed by last year’s Open Dialog initiative. How’s it all working? Millisa Gary, the procurement ombudsman at the General Services Administration, joined Tom Temin and Emily…

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