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IT contractor to pay $45 million to settle software overcharge

Systems software vendor CA will pay $45 million to resolve allegations of overcharging the GSA for software licenses and maintenance. Continue reading

DHS/FEMA/Amazon deal exposes need for MAS reform

Over the last several years, the Coalition for Government Procurement has made the case to stakeholders across government that the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program must keep pace with innovation and other changes in the dynamic commercial market. Continue reading

Evaluation Of Subcontractor Past Performance Not Required For FSS Procurements

For Federal Supply Schedule procurements, agencies are not required to evaluate past performance references of subcontractors, unless the solicitation provides otherwise. Continue reading

Are contractors worrying too much over GSA’s data rule?

Many government contractors are worried, fearful and in disbelief about the General Services Administration’s implementation of its Transactional Data Rule. Continue reading

GSA moves one step closer to replacing DUNS

The General Services Administration took an important step toward reducing its reliance on a proprietary business entity identifier system in government contracting. Continue reading

GSA Moves Closer to Ending Reliance on DUNS Numbers in Contracting

The General Services Administration on Wednesday solicited information from industry on planned reforms to the governmentwide system for identifying and validating businesses. Continue reading

3 takeaways from an anxious GSA roundtable with industry

The General Services Administration’s courtship of the private sector appears to remain very much in the anxiety stage, at least when it comes to its Transactional Data Reporting rule. Continue reading

GSA’s TDR roundtable: Can we talk?

This week, GSA hosted a roundtable discussion on the Transactional Data Reporting rule and what it means for GSA’s agency customers and contractors. Continue reading

Make the Multiple Award Schedules great again!

Over the years, the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program has been the leading federal market facilitator, bringing together commercial firms (small, medium, and large) and customer agencies. Continue reading

Cloud.gov Achieves FedRAMP Accelerated Authorization

“FedRAMP Authorized status marks completion of a comprehensive security and compliance assessment that enables Federal agencies to start using cloud.gov with significantly reduced effort,” 18F said Thursday in a blog post. Continue reading