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.
A regulatory change by GSA now lets agencies use the Federal Supply Schedule to pay for order level materials that aren't, themselves, part of the Schedules program.
The Coalition for Government Procurement wrote a letter to GSA senior procurement executive Jeff Koses asking for a delay in the Transactional Data Reporting pilot.
GSA’s successes with downplaying price as an evaluation factor in picking contractors for large multiple-award contracts has spurred a broader look at this concept.
Kevin Youel Page is named the new deputy commissioner of FAS, replacing Bill Sisk, who shifted to an assistant commissioner position. GSA also publicly unveils the first three hallways under category management.
The General Services Administration is using new data to enhance its customer service. At the National Contract Management Association's 33rd annual Government Contract Management Symposium, GSA Senior Procurement Executive Jeff Koses spoke with Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller about the agency's recent survey results and the improved vendor interactions the data is pointing them toward.
Like virtually everything in the federal government, the relationship federal agencies and industry organizations is complex. Contracts, buying and selling are just a small piece of the pie. Communication and collaboration are key factors that must exist in the pipeline between the public and private sectors. As part of our special report, the Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform, Federal News Radio hosted a panel with acquisition experts.
Jeff Koses, senior procurement executive for the General Services Administration, will discuss his acquisition priorities for the agency. August 26, 2014
Jeff Koses, senior procurement executive for the General Services Administration, will discuss his acquisition priorities for the agency. July 22, 2014
Jeff Koses, the senior procurement executive at the General Services Administration, said the ombudsman will help vendors navigate the acquisition bureaucracy and ensure the agency is hearing and addressing challenges and concerns. It's one of several steps GSA is taking to improve vendor and agency customer satisfaction.