Procurement attorney Joseph Petrillo outlines a case where one contracting company complains about multiple award contracts.
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.
In her first interview since being confirmed, GSA Administrator Emily Murphy expands on her focus areas.
A congressionally-mandated study finds that although there has been an uptick in bid protests in recent years, no evidence exists that companies are filing them willy-nilly.
How can shared services increase efficiency and save money at your agency? Find out when Mike Pullen, vice president for Strategic Operations at CGI Federal joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf. November 21, 2017
Companies selling to the Defense Department may be overlooking something serious under consideration by Congress. That's a provision in the 2018 Defense authorization bill to stop DoD agencies from buying off the General Services Administration's multiple award schedule. But sellers should never leave to chance which vehicle their customers use. Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shares more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows more than 2,600 multiple award contracts across government, which is a drop of 8 percent over the last five years.
The Office of Management and Budget’s ambitious plan to reorganize and restructure the government is asking agencies to consider ideas such as shared services, insourcing and outsourcing and all-but-mandating the use of existing multiple-award contracts. These concepts have real potential to change and transform agencies and their mission areas.
Deidre Lee, chair of the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss the panel's mission and agenda for its ongoing review of DoD acquisition. March 21, 2017
Advocates and defenders of the federal bid protest process received some welcome news last week as part of the House-Senate agreement on this year’s National Defense Authorization Act. The final deal stripped two key Senate provisions that were seen as hostile to the protest process.
Jason Workmaster, of counsel with Covington & Burling LLP, provides an update on significant bid protests, contract disputes and regulatory changes affecting government contractors. June 14, 2016
Tom Davis, director of Federal Government Affairs for Deloitte, joins Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to talk about about the presidential primary campaigns and the current political climate. April 26, 2016
OFPP Administrator Anne Rung plans to update a 2011 guidance requiring agencies to submit business cases before moving forward with a multiple award contract.
NSA's Debora Plunkett has retired after 31 years in government, working in cybersecurity and diversity.