Part I: Duplication in GSA’s BIC MAC and MAS Programs

As previous blogs have noted, the OASIS program is a strategic acquisition asset for GSA’s customers, including the Department of Defense (DoD). Over the last five and a half years, the OASIS program (OASIS other than small, and OASIS Small Business (SB)) has...

OASIS Follow-on: Opportunities for Innovation

In anticipation of its May release of an RFI for the follow-on to the OASIS services contract, yesterday, GSA held a BIC MAC industry day. At the outset, we applaud GSA for reaching out to industry as it assesses its options for the follow-on. As GSA embarks on its...

The OASIS Follow-on (BIC MAC): The Conversation Continues!

Over the last three months, GSA has been engaging stakeholders across the procurement community, sharing its initial thoughts on the potential acquisition strategy for the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) follow-on, which GSA has named the...

On Anniversaries, Perseverance, and Hope

One year ago, our nation faced the realities of the pandemic, and the Coalition faced the difficult choice that enterprises across this nation faced. On March 16th, ominously one day after the Ides of March, the Coalition began operating virtually. Much has happened...

“Seeding the Schedules Cloud” – What’s the Forecast?

“Seeding the Schedules cloud” means addressing 1980s era Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) pricing policies that limit access to 21st century commercial solutions, especially leading-edge commercial technologies, like cloud computing. By so doing, GSA can increase agency...