Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement focuses on the practical steps that GSA can take to modify the existing MAS program to include cost reimbursement capabilities.
Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, and Tom Sisti, executive vice president and general counsel at the Coalition for Government Procurement, join host Roger Waldron on this week's Off The Shelf for a mid-year update on current programmatic, policy, and market trends in federal procurement.
In Part 3 of his series, Roger Waldron examines the unprecedented success of OASIS SB and OASIS Unrestricted in delivering best value mission support to customer agencies for complex, professional services, especially DoD.
Given GSA’s discretion on this subject, and in the face of the proposed BIC MAC follow-on to OASIS, it is time for GSA to modify the MAS program to add cost reimbursement capability.
This column was originally published on Roger Waldron’s blog at The Coalition for Government Procurement and was republished here with permission from the author. As previous blogs have noted, the OASIS program is a strategic acquisition asset…
MAS consolidation has eliminated contracting stovepipes, duplication, and process burdens at the contract level. The next step for GSA is to streamline, reform, and enhance the underlying pricing policies governing contract negotiation, award, and compliance.
As the central procurement arm of the federal government, the General Services Administration plays a strategic role in implementing the Biden administration’s policy priorities. Over the coming weeks, the FAR & Beyond blog will focus on these and other key priorities and how GSA makes a difference.
Multiple award schedule consolidation is all about breaking down barriers, eliminating stovepipes, and streamlining procurement processes.
Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joins host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss the state of government-wide contracting in 2021.
In today's Federal Newscast, GSA is removing all drones from Multiple Award Schedule Contracts that do not have the approval of the Defense Department.
FAS outlined three goals of the Services Marketplace initiative, while setting forth a series of efforts to achieve the goals. Chief among them are rationalizing, aligning, and expanding GSA’s GWAC, Multiple Award Contract, and MAS service contract offerings.
This week marked the Autumnal Equinox, and change is in the air. It also signals that we are approaching the end of the government fiscal year.
A year after a critical inspector report found McKinsey and Company’s prices were 10% higher than originally proposed, GSA decided to end the firm’s schedule contract.
GSA has an opportunity to take the Multiple Award Schedule program to the next level, bringing 21st-century solutions to the federal customer and reforming a policy that is stuck in the 1980s.