Section 846: GSA & Protecting Customer Interests

The Coalition for Government Procurement (the Coalition) has long supported common-sense solutions to streamline federal procurement processes, modernize procurement policies, and utilize commercial practices to the maximum extent practicable. It is important to...

DoD’s JEDI: A Disturbance in the Force

It has been over one year since this blog discussed the issues associated with the Department of Defense’s (DoD) plan and justification for its single-award of a $10 Billion Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) cloud contract. DoD’s approach raised, and...

Section 846 – Limiting the “e-Commerce” Universe

Earlier this month, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued a draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for its initial Proof of Concept (POC) to implement Section 846 of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Although the draft...

Happy Fourth of July!

This week, in honor of the Fourth of July holiday, I would like to highlight the Declaration of Independence. As many of you know, throughout the 1760s and 1770s, tensions between the North American Colonies and the British Empire were on the rise, as colonists took...

The PRC – Opportunity Continues to Knock

On May 28, the General Services Administration (GSA) published a notice in the Federal Register seeking input from industry regarding the extension of General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) clauses 552.216-75, “Transactional Data Reporting,” and...