Tuesday Insight – April 13th, 2021

Biden Taps Former Missouri Secretary of State to Lead GSA President Biden announced on Tuesday afternoon his intent to nominate the former secretary of state of Missouri to be head of the General Services Administration. Robin Carnahan served as Missouri secretary of... read more

Tuesday Insight – April 6th, 2021

GSA Expects Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation Finished this Year The General Services Administration expects to complete the third and final phase of its project consolidating 24 schedules for products, services and solutions into one Multiple Award Schedule (MAS)... read more

Tuesday Insight – March 30th, 2021

The OASIS follow-on: BIC MAC — The Conversation Continues! Over the last three months, the General Services Administration has been engaging stakeholders across the procurement community, sharing its initial thoughts on the potential acquisition strategy for the One... read more

Tuesday Insight – March 23rd, 2021

IRS Offers First Look at $2.6B Contract Touching All Its IT Systems The IRS is building a $2.6 billion IT support contract with the potential to touch every major tax system managed by the U.S. government. The agency released a request for information for the new... read more

Tuesday Insight – March 16th, 2021

GSA Kicks Off Two-year Effort to Innovate Service Contracting beyond OASIS Let’s get the jokes about the General Services Administration’s working title of its new services governmentwide acquisition contract out of the way. Today it’s known as a BIC MAC—Best-in-Class... read more

Tuesday Insight – March 9th, 2021

We Already Have the Tool We Need to Get the Most Out of Federal Contractors It’s called CPARS, and we’re just not using it the way we should. Government services have never been more essential to the American people than they are today. The need for the government to... read more

Tuesday Insight – March 2nd, 2021

Age-old Small Business Contracting Challenge Rears its Ugly Head, Again For the third time in five years, another court decision is opening the door to major changes to multiple award contracts. The Court of Federal Claims weighed in on the controversial “rule of two”... read more

Tuesday Insight – February 23rd, 2021

‘Seeding the Schedules Cloud’ – What’s the Forecast? “Seeding the schedules cloud” means addressing 1980s-era Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) pricing policies that limit access to 21st-Century commercial solutions, especially leading-edge commercial technologies, like... read more

Tuesday Insight – February 16th, 2021

GSA Leadership Talks Priorities and Future of Trump-Era Initiatives The General Services Administration’s acting administrator and commissioner of the acquisition division discuss its technology programs, the beta.SAM migration, D-U-N-S transition, SolarWinds and... read more