Management Imperatives for Schedules Consolidation

In November, the General Services Administration (GSA) announced that it will be consolidating all its Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) into a single Schedule for best value commercial solutions. As many of you know, the Coalition has been a strong advocate for the...

e-GSA: Creating Opportunities Through e-Commerce

The move to e-Commerce solutions envisioned by Section 846 of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) represents the most consequential procurement policy change in a generation.[1] As we approach the deadline for the General Services...

The Dynamic Marketplace: Balancing Public Interests

As discussed in previous posts, the Section 809 Panel recently released its  long-awaited  Volume III Report to Congress, which includes recommendations for streamlining the Department of Defense’s (DoD) acquisition system. The Volume III Report is the culmination of...

Addressing the Cyber Risks of e-Commerce

As cyber and supply chain issues continue to evolve, now, perhaps more so than ever before, the success of the Federal procurement system is contingent upon the government’s ability to secure and defend the nation’s digital information infrastructure. Accordingly,...

The Readily Available Multiple Award Schedule Program

This week, the Section 809 Panel released its much-anticipated Volume III Report to Congress, which includes recommendations for streamlining the Department of Defense’s (DoD) acquisition system. Previously, the Panel had issued its Volume I Report in January 2018,...