Roger Waldron

  • Nonmanufacturer rule waiver and set-asides: An unintended consequence for domestic manufacturers

    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. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), “[t]he federal government prefers to contract…

  • An update on the 2020 NDAA

    Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Sheld to discuss supply chain risk management, agile software development and the policy highlights of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

  • GSA’s Thomas to leave as head of acquisition service

    Alan Thomas, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, will leave his position after more than two years to return to the private sector. Julie Dunne will take over as acting FAS commissioner.

  • The long hot procurement summer

    Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide ranging discussion of this summers top procurement stories.

  • An update on the 2019 NDAA

    Tom Sisti, executive vice president and general counsel for the Coalition for Government Procurement joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act and the implementation of the Section 846 eCommerce initiative.

  • The impact of GSA’s e-commerce initiative

    David Dowd, partner at Mayer Brown LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the legal, policy and market implications of GSA’s Section 846 e-commerce initiative.

  • Procurement data: Measuring what’s important

    Steven Schooner, Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the role data plays in the procurement system, including how it is used to effectively measure contract performance.

  • The Section 846 Draft RFP, limiting competition for the $6-30B e-pilot

    Last week, GSA issued a draft Request for Proposal for its initial Proof of Concept to implement Section 846 of the fiscal year 2018 NDAA.

  • The 2019 Rogers Awards

    A panel of legal experts present the 2019 Rogers Awards which highlight some of the most significant government contracts developments from the past year.

  • GSA tries to address concerns of e-marketplace initiative in draft RFP

    GSA outlined its strategy to award multiple contracts to e-marketplace providers and pilot this approach with open market products that fall under the micro-purchase threshold of $10,000.