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GSA says its problem-plagued System for Award Management is now working, but its failures have pushed agency officials to pursue a new path to consolidate the government's approach to procurement data.
Jonathan Aronie, partner at Sheppard Mullin will give his take on the GSA Multiple Award Schedule program.
December 17, 2013
Tags: acquisition , contracting , Multiple award schedule contracting , commercial pricing , commercial item contracting , Jonathan Aronie , Sheppard Mullin , Roger Waldron , Coalition for Government Procurement , Off the Shelf
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss this year's top contracting stories, and what will be the big issues in 2014.
December 16, 2013 (Encore presentation December 23, 2013 & December 30, 2013)
The Veterans Affairs Department's decision comes as lawmakers are putting this acquisition concept under more scrutiny. House Veterans Affairs and Small Business Committee lawmakers question whether agencies are getting the best prices and whether they are sacrificing competition. GAO, other experts say OFPP needs to develop a governmentwide policy for reverse auctions.
Tags: contracting , industry , GAO , Michele Mackin , OFPP , Richard Hanna , House Small Business Committee , House Veterans Affairs Committee , VA , Jan Frye , Bill Sisk , SBA , Major Clark , reverse auctions , Congress , FedBid , Jason Miller
Gormley Group president Bill Gormley and Tom Sisti, chief legislative consel for SAP will discuss how to reform the federal government's procurement system.
December 10, 2013
Tags: acqusition , contracting , procurement , acquisition reform , Bill Gormley , Gormley Group , Coalition for Government Procurement , Tom Sisti , SAP , GSA schedules , organizational transformation , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf
GSA issued a draft solicitation for the Office supplies 3 indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract Nov. 25 that puts more emphasis on small businesses, including consortiums, and would not be based on Schedule special item numbers.
Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Oversight's Subcommittee on Government Operations, said the Federal Trade Commission and the General Services Administration are "thwarting" his proposal to force the FTC to relocate out of its historic headquarters building and into leased space in Southwest Washington, D.C.
Through the back-end attribute exchange, agencies can have a standard way for different organizations to safely and securely share sensitive information. The Justice Department conducted a pilot earlier this year and found success with state and local law enforcement agencies accessing the Regional Information Sharing System.
The agencies issued draft guidelines on how best to assess non-governmental environmental standards and ecolabels already in the marketplace for use in government. Comments are due in February.