The Real Best Value of Raising the MPT and the SAT

As you know, the FY18 NDAA raised the micro-purchase threshold (MPT) for civilian agencies to $10,000 (the MPT remains at $5,000 for DoD) and raised the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT) for all agencies to $250,000. While much of the acquisition “buzz” around...

Order Level Materials: The Next Steps

As you know, two weeks ago, GSA released its final Order Level Materials (OLM) rule, also known as the “ODC” rule.  It is a significant milestone in GSA’s efforts to further enhance the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program to deliver best value commercial solutions...

GSA’s MAS Program Authority

A Unique Opportunity to Innovate for the American People A previous blog noted with optimism, the establishment of the White House Office of American Innovation (OAI).  Creation of OAI marks a timely, strategic, and necessary effort to recommend policies and plans...