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Tuesday Insight – August 4, 2020

GSA MAS Consolidation Moves Into Final Phase to Consolidate All Contractors Down to One ContractThe U.S. General Services Administration today announced the successful completion of the second phase of its Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) consolidation, a three part...

Tuesday Insight – July 28th, 2020

SBA looks to tighten up certification process for women-owned small businesses - Women-owned small businesses, take note: the Small Business Administration is changing the certification process for doing business with the federal government.  Following a 2015 mandate...

The Gormley Group’s Alert Notice – Section 889 (a)(1)(B)

GSA MULTIPLE AWARD SCHEDULE AND NDAA 2018 SECTION 889 (a)(1)(B) Section 889 just got SERIOUS!!  And is effective August 13, 2020 Where Section (a)(1)(A) prohibited the SALE of certain telecommunications and video surveillance equipment and services, Section (a)(1)(B)...

Tuesday Insight – July 14th, 2020

Helpful Hints for beta.SAM.gov: Searching by Phrase - GSA makes regular updates to beta.SAM.gov to improve your experience, such as recently improving the Help section.  Following are some of the big changes they have made to help you get more relevant...

Tuesday Insight June 30, 2020

VA Increased MPT and SAT Extended through Sept 30  The VA had originally provided the following Emergency Acquisition flexibilities due to COVID-19 through June 30, 2020: The micro-purchase threshold is increased to $20,000 for goods and services purchased in the...

The Gormley Group’s Contract Compliance Risk Analysis

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE RISK ANALYSIS The best way to make sure your company is prepared is to conduct regular self-audits.  Not only do these identify potential trouble areas, they demonstrate responsibility.  Both factors can be key in eliminating or containing any...

Tuesday Insight – June 23rd, 2020

GSA MAS Consolidation Price Lists after MASS MOD A812 - After signing the MAS Consolidation Mass Modification A812, your GSA FSS Price List will need to be refreshed to incorporate the latest changes. It is important to note that when new Price Lists are refreshed to...

Tuesday Insight – June 16, 2020

Haven’t Signed the MAS Consolidation Mass Mod A812 Yet? Have Questions?  GSA thanks their industry partners.  More than 85 percent of current Schedule contractors have already signed the Jan. 31, 2020 Mass Modification (Mass Mod) updating their present contracts to...

Tuesday Insight – June 9, 2020

Federal procurement spending up $120B since 2015 - Agencies spent more on procurement in fiscal 2019 than in any of the previous 10 years. And no surprise, agency pending on multiple award contracts for IT and services spiked last year. Now that all of the 2019...

Tuesday Insight – June 2nd, 2020

DoD Begins Embedding AI Ethics Principles in RFPs - When the Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a big artificial intelligence tech contract earlier this month, it marked one of the department’s first attempts at building its AI ethical principles into a request for...

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