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Transactional Data Reporting 101

All you need to know about the Transactional Data Reporting rule and the Coalition’s position! Read More!

GSA Responds to Member TDR Questions

In a Coalition member meeting on September 20, 2016, GSA shared its responses to more than 60 industry questions about the transactional data reporting (TDR) pilot and implementation.  The Coalition appreciates the response and looks forward to continuing the dialogue with GSA about remaining areas for clarification.  To view GSA’s responses, click here.

Coalition Comments on Proposed Rule for Strategic Sourcing Documentation

On August 19, the Coalition submitted comments to the General Services Administration (GSA) in response to the proposed rule, Federal Acquisition Regulation: Strategic Sourcing Documentation. The Coalition is concerned that, among other things, the proposed rule is unnecessarily duplicative and would have a significant economic impact on small businesses. Based on their findings, the Coalition made five recommendations for GSA.

Member Comments and Questions for GSA Regarding Transactional Data Reporting

On August 10, the Coalition sent a letter to the General Services Administration (GSA) with more than sixty questions from members regarding the Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) rule and pilot program. The Coalition requested that GSA respond to these critical concerns in writing, as well as through a series of “in-person” Industry Days prior to the launch of the TDR pilot. Coalition members report that, if unaddressed, these issues would hinder their ability to participate in the voluntary TDR pilot.


Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule Released

The Department of Labor has published the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces final rule and guidance in the Federal Register. The Coalition will offer training on the new rule and other labor related regulations at Baker Tilly on October 6. If members have any questions, please contact Matt Cahill at

Fall Training Conference and Excellence in Partnership Awards

The Coalition will be hosting its annual Excellence in Partnership Awards (EIP) dinner and Fall Training Conference on November 16th and 17th at the Westin Tysons Corner. The EIP Awards dinner will be from 6:00 – 10:00 pm on the 16th, with the Training Conference the next morning from 7:30 – 6:00 pm on the 17th. If members have any questions, please contact Matt Cahill at

Myth-buster’s Countdown—One Month to Go

Myth-buster’s Countdown—One Month to Go As the nights grow colder and the leaves change hue, it is now just a little over a month away from the Excellence in Partnership (EIPs) Celebration and Fall Training Conference.  We are very excited to once again bring the...

More on Category Management

Yesterday, via posting for advance review on the Federal Register Public Inspection Site, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), announced that it has issued a proposed OMB Circular, Implementing Category...

An Invitation to Recommend Performance Measures for TDR

This week, I attended the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s event focusing on economic policy and the coming Presidential Transition.  Entitled, “How Would Clinton and Trump Manage Our Money? A Conversation with the Candidates’ Economic Advisors,” the...

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