Happy Holidays & Thank You

Thank you to all the Coalition members for your strong support in 2017! In a year of continuing change, the transition to a new Administration provided an opportunity for a renewed focus on government-wide procurement policy, commercial item contracting, and...

Questions Continue Regarding DoD’s Cloud Forecast

Recent DoD initiatives raise a consequential and far-reaching issue regarding the ability of the government to move from one commercial cloud vendor to another. As the Coalition for Government Procurement has stated in two previous blogs, for true innovation, “A...

Confirmation Hearing for GSA Administrator Nominee Emily Murphy

On Wednesday, October 18, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs held a hearing regarding the nominations of several officials. Included among those officials was Ms. Emily Murphy, nominated to serve as the next Administrator of the General...

Message From the President

This week, the FAR & Beyond Blog is dedicated to the Fourth of July. On July 4, 1959, more than 3,000 people descended upon the Capitol Building for a very special ceremony, the laying of the east front extension cornerstone by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Only...

Happy Holidays and Thank You

This week marks the last Friday Flash of 2016. Thank you to all the Coalition members for your strong support throughout the year towards our collective efforts in promoting common sense acquisition policies and procedures that deliver best value mission support for...