GSA released the results of its In-depth Feedback through Open Reporting Methods (INFORM) pilot and found the overwhelming majority of contractors and federal acquisition workers said giving more information about why a bid failed was valuable.
The General Services Administration’s senior procurement executive Jeff Koses sent to industry for comments a draft acquisition letter detailing how buying consumption based cloud services could work.
OMB submitted six legislative proposals to establish an Acquisition Modernization Test Board, and to bring defense and civilian agencies under the same rules.
The General Services Administration sent its implementation plan to Congress on Thursday for how it plans to meet the requirements of Section 846 or the commercial buying initiative.
The General Services Administration wants to help vendors improve the quality of their future bid submissions through its new initiative, called INFORM.
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.
In today’s panel, we discuss the renewed focus on commercial items, and there are a lot of contemporary reasons to do so.
GSA launches a pilot to help companies in Phase III of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program get access to federal buyers.
Jeff Koses, senior procurement executive at the General Services Administration discusses the agency’s key policy, program and procurement initiatives, including the implementation of Section 846, schedules modernization, and the acquisition workforce. July 31, 2018
GSA, OMB embrace Congressional enthusiasm for commercial e-commerce portals, but say several more legal changes are needed to bring the plan to fruition.