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Tuesday Insight – July 20th, 2021

Eliminating the Price Reduction Clause is an Opportunity to Increase Competition Last week’s far-reaching Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy included language that carried implications for government procurement generally, including...

Tuesday Insight – July 13th, 2021

Section 889 Part B Redux: What Are Contractors’ Compliance Obligations in 2021? In July 2020, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council published the interim final rule implementing Section 889(a)(1)(B) (Section 889 Part B) of the John S. McCain National...

Tuesday Insight – July 6th, 2021

GSA Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Rejects IG Recommendation to End Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) Program Last month, as detailed in our prior advisory, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced that the Transactional Data Reporting (TDR)...

Tuesday Insight – June 29, 2021

Advocacy Group Asks Biden Administration to Consider 7 Reforms for Governmentwide Contracts A group of federal contractors want to see the governmentwide acquisition contract, or GWAC, program process improved for innovative and non-traditional vendors. The Biden...

Tuesday Insight – June 22nd, 2021

GSA Set to Alter Cloud Buying Landscape with New Policy Since agencies began to talk about moving to the cloud in 2010, public and private sector advocates played up the idea that programs could “pay by the drink” or buy services on a consumption basis. The fact is,...

Tuesday Insight – June 15th, 2021

Small Business GWACs: A History of Success in Promoting Governmentwide Opportunities for Small Businesses The Biden administration’s focus on enhancing opportunities for small businesses provides a timely occasion for federal managers to take stock of current...

Tuesday Insight – June 8th, 2021

GSA Posts 2nd New Services IDIQ RFI on SAM.gov On June 2, 2021, GSA’s Office of Professional Service and Human Capital Categories (PSHC) posted the second request for information (RFI) for the new services multi-agency contract (MAC) contract on SAM.gov The second...

Tuesday Insight – June 1st, 2021

FSS BPAs: Back to the Future or ‘Déjà vu all over again!’ On May 13, the General Services Administration issued a request for information (RFI) seeking industry feedback on a “governmentwide cloud acquisition strategy and Blanket Purchase Agreement.” The RFI details...

Tuesday Insight – May 25th, 2021

President Biden’s Recent Cybersecurity Executive Order Will Increase Compliance Obligations on the Private Sector Companies providing information technology products and services to U.S. government agencies are now required to notify such agencies of cyber incidents...

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