Tuesday Insight – August 6, 2019

Federal Contract Spending Grew 9% in 2018, Increasing for the Third Straight Year – Agencies spent $559 billion on prime and unclassified contracts.  Federal contract spending in fiscal 2018 increased for the third straight year to $559 billion, a 9% increase... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 30, 2019

ACES Certificates Digital Certificates – In July of 2018, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced the planned discontinuance of the Access Certificates for Electronic Services (ACES) program.  As a part of the decommission plan, IdenTrust must ensure... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 23, 2019

FAR Rule Change Makes Buying Information Technology Quicker – In a recent Blog Post Bill Zielinski, the Assistant Commissioner for the IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), published a blog highlighting recent changes to the Federal Acquisition... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 16, 2019

The New Unique Entity ID Standard – GSA’s Office of Systems Management, Integrated Award Environment is hosting a meeting to provide information about the new Unique Entity ID standard.  The meeting is open to all: current and potential federal awardees... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 9, 2019

Commercial e-Commerce Portals Implementation On July 2, 2019 The U.S. General Services Administration issued a draft solicitation to obtain feedback from portal providers on the proposed requirements of the commercial e-commerce portals program. Read... read more

Tuesday Insight – July 2, 2019

The “Off-the-Shelf” Podcast: The Federal Marketplace Initiative – On June 11, Bill Gormley, President of the Gormley Group and Chair of the Coalition for Government Procurement, joined Roger Waldron, President of the Coalition for Government Procurement on... read more