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Knocking on the door of GSA Schedule spending

The GSA Federal Supply Schedule is an important tool in the U.S. Government’s procurement arsenal but its importance has waned for some agencies to include the biggest spender, the Department of Defense. For the last nine fiscal years, DoD and other agencies have consistently increased their spend using Simplified Acquisition Procedures while leveling off or reducing FSS spending. Continue reading

GAO Faults Contractor for General Manager’s Sickness

the incumbent had already proposed to use the same general manager for the next contract. Continue reading

DOT engages industry on draft shared services IT requests

The agency issued two draft requests for proposals centered on its Enterprise Information Technology Shared Services contract. Continue reading

DFARS: Submission of Summary Subcontract Reports

DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Continue reading

Alaska Congressional Delegation, small businesses talk SBA contracts

A hearing on Friday educated the public on the importance of these contract dollars to Alaska. Continue reading

DHS sees changes ahead for Eagle program

At the time, DHS officials owned the failure publicly. Continue reading

Voluntary Protest Withdrawal Following Outcome Prediction ADR Precludes Later Refiling, Says GAO

GAO’s outcome prediction alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) can be a tempting option for all parties to a protest Continue reading

Fundamental reorganization needed for DoD acquisition

It really needs to fundamentally reorganize the offices and functions involved Continue reading