Tuesday Insight – November 13, 2018

GSA makes final decision to sunset the long standing 72A Reporting System – GSA will sunset a long standing legacy system supporting the MAS Sales and IFF Remittance program and replace it with a more modern and efficient system. The 72A Reporting System is... read more

Tuesday Insight – November 6, 2018

DoD Sees Advantages in Turning to GSA for Contracting – GSA just recently hooked up with the government’s civilian contracting authority, the General Services Administration (GSA), on a couple of hefty deals: DoD’s $7.8 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solution... read more

Tuesday Insight – October 30th, 2018

GSA taps AI to review contract solicitations – The General Services Administration is working on an artificial-intelligence-based tool that can automatically tell if an agency’s contract solicitation complies with federal regulations. Download... read more

Tuesday Insight – October 23, 2018

GSA Launches eBuy Open GSA First Pilot –  On October 17, 2018, GSA launched its eBuy Open GSA First Pilot aimed at increasing transparency into its business opportunities posted in eBuy, an electronic Request for Quote (RFQ) system.  The one-year eBuy Open GSA... read more

Tuesday Insight – October 16, 2018

Removal of “Best Procurement Approach Determination” for Interagency Contracts – In late September, the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) issued a class deviation that provides agencies with the authority to issue class deviations to remove the best... read more

Tuesday Insight – October 9, 2018

Order Level Materials (OLMs) The Gormley Group has received several questions regarding the difference between Order Level Materials, Other Direct Costs, and Open Market Items.  As a reminder, GSA has established Special Item Numbers (SINs) to be utilized for... read more