I believe RFIs are a critical tool in helping agencies conduct market research, identify interested companies and eventually narrow the pool of potential bidders, but if the RFI doesn’t turn into a contract opportunity, is government living up to its end of the bargain? Continue reading
The sometimes-controversial contract type known as indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity accounted for an annual $130 billion of agency awards from 2011-2015 Continue reading
The new administration seems intent on downsizing government and government programs, and they have four years to accomplish the task. Continue reading
An agency’s task order award was improper because the order was outside the scope of the underlying IDIQ contract. Continue reading
Congress is taking a hard look at how to promote increased competition in federal contracting. Continue reading
The 2017 NDAA includes some important changes that are sure to impact federal procurements. Continue reading
The change could lead to the creation of contract vehicles that use only technical factors to evaluate bidders, leaving pricing competition to take place at the task order level. Source: Will Pricing at the IDIQ Level Disappear? – Nation Analytics
The GAO’s jurisdiction to hear most protests in connection with task and delivery order awards under civilian multiple award IDIQs has expired. Continue reading
Just imagine for one second that some or a lot of what you know about government contracting is, well… wrong? This e-course will likely take your current understanding of some govcon facts and turn them on their head! Continue reading
Simplified Acquisitions lower the overall level of risk of doing business and the level of effort associated with issuing and responding to these requirements. Those are good things.
Agencies have increased their use of these streamlined buys. That’s a good thing.
Simplified Acquisitions are reserved for small business concerns and that is the problem. Continue reading