The Federal Acquisition Service wants to standardize parts of the Multiple Award Schedule to make price comparisons easier for federal agencies. But some of the FAS proposals could signal a drop in diversity of business opportunities for federal contractors. Roger Waldron is President of the Coalition for Government Procurement. He’s explained on In Depth with Francis Rose how FAS’s modernization ideas might affect federal contractors and their agency customers.
Robert Levinson, senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government takes a closer look at the Pentagon’s 2015 budget request, and what’s in it for contractors. June 17, 2014
Tony Fuller, principal at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, joins host Roger Waldron for a wide ranging discussion of GSA schedule pricing. June 10, 2014
The Chief Acquisition Officers Council wants to make breaking into the federal contracting world easier for companies new to the market. The national dialogue on federal procurement includes recommendations from vendors already in the game to help new companies make that jump and improve the overall acquisition process. Roger Waldron is president of the Coalition for Government Procurement. He tells Federal News Radio’s Francis Rose on In Depth the top 10 recommendations actually came from the Coalition.
Eleven vendors submitted protests to GAO over GSA’s desire to extend the OS2 contract another six months. The contractors say GSA’s extension would violate the Small Business Jobs Act because they didn’t do a contract consolidation impact assessment.
John Hillen, executive in residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Management will discuss the growth of the GovCon services market. June 3, 2014
The Justice Department alleges CA has violated since 2002 terms of its GSA schedules contract and over-charged the government for IT hardware and software.
Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group and chairman of the Coalition for Government Procurement discusses innovation, contract duplication, and other issues with host Roger Waldron. May 27, 2014
Any day now, the General Services Administration should expect protests to start rolling in from vendors that didn’t win a spot on the multiple-award OASIS contract. The contract’s total value could be worth more than $10 billion. Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, hosted a Multiple-Award Contract Committee meeting where they talked about the OASIS award process and why some vendors are unhappy with it.
Former General Services Administration Inspector General Brian Miller, will discuss MAS audits, the mandatory disclosure rule and the role the IG plays within GSA. May 20, 2014