Section 846

  • GSA’s Section 846 CPI: Accessing the possibilities

    With GSA’s release of the Commercial Platform Initiative solicitation, the Coalition for Government Procurement believes that the prudent implementation of e-commerce is a worthy endeavor.

  • Section 889 meets Section 846: Challenges remain but so do opportunities

    This week, the FAR Council issued an interim rule implementing a piece of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019, prohibits contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services from some Chinese entities or affiliates — or those found to be connected to China.

  • GSA taking the bite out of buying commercial products

    The General Services Administration sent its implementation plan to Congress on Thursday for how it plans to meet the requirements of Section 846 or the commercial buying initiative.

  • An update on the FAS Federal Market Place Initiative

    What does the Federal Acquisition Service’s Federal Market Place Initiative means for federal agencies and contractors? Find out when FAS Commissioner Alan Thomas, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf.

  • A procurement “potpourri”

    Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide ranging interview on the top procurement issues, including category management, contract duplication, eCommerce and the Section 809 Panel report.

  • Section 846 & commercial item contracting

    Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel for SAP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the state of commercial item contracting and the e-commerce implementation of Section 846 of the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act.

  • The top procurement issues in 2019

    Bill Gormley, president of the Gormley Group, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the top procurement issues in 2019 including the challenges posed by GSA’s schedules modernization initiative.

  • Two studies debunk ‘urban myths’ about GSA Advantage

    The Coalition for Government Procurement and the Naval Postgraduate School found agencies were getting better deals through GSA Advantage than through pilots using Amazon.

  • Key trends for procurement in 2019

    Angela Styles, partner at Bracewell LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the implication of Section 846, GSA’s eCommerce efforts, JEDI cloud procurement, and key trends shaping the federal procurement market.

  • The e-commerce crossroad: Where is the market headed?

    Today the Coalition submitted comments in response to the General Services Administration’s Request for Information regarding commercial e-commerce portals.