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The Professional Services Council is concerned that agencies could misinterpreted the policy letter as a mandate to insource. PSC's Alan Chvotkin explains why.
Congressional staff members call the current MAC environment "chaos." The administration will decide in a matter of weeks whether NIH should continue to run its CIO-SP3 governmentwide contract. OFPP administrator Gordon says several broad policy decisions must be made to address the challenges around multiple award contracts.
Tags: contracting , Dan Gordon , Molly Wilkinson , Peter Levine , OFPP , GSA , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Senate Armed Services Committee , NIH , Scott Amey , Jim Williams , Alan Chvotkin , POGO , TechAmerica , multiple award contracting , GWACs , Jason Miller , Contract Overload
DHS, VA say they need their own multiple award contracts because they want vendors who are familiar with their processes and requirements. Others say agencies want the "glory" of running large procurements and are unhappy with GSA's fees. GSA is trying to address the perception of poor customer service as a way to bring more agencies into the fold.
Congress is looking for ways to make sure foreign contractors follow U.S. laws and regulations. Alan Chvotkin, Executive Vice President and Counsel at the Professional Services Council has details.
Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, tells FederalNewsRadio that he likes the ideas laid out in the presidential memo, but took issue with some statements made by President Obama when announcing the initiative.
Most evidence anecdotal as there is no way to define these firms
Tags: contracting , GSA , DoD , DHS , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Co , Al Matera , Tom Essig , Brad Nelson , Richard Beutel , CSIS , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , David Berteau , Stan Soloway , GSA schedules , FPDS-NG , JM