Cyber Executive Order: We’re All in This Together

In recent days, it has become apparent that our nation is under silent attack.  Whether it be a fuel pipeline, a food processor, a ferry in New England, or a city transit system, it is clear that the United States’ adversaries are stepping up their efforts to exploit...

Thank you for a Spectacular Spring Training Conference!

The Coalition would like to thank everyone who attended our virtual Spring Training Conference – The Biden Administration’s Priorities and the Role of Acquisition. Your participation helped make the Spring Conference a successful opportunity for the entire contracting...

PART 3: OASIS Is Built to Last

Four weeks ago, this blog focused on how the proposed BIC MAC program essentially duplicates the MAS program. Two weeks ago, Part 2 of this blog series focused on adding cost reimbursement capability for the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program. This week, in Part 3...

Part 2: Cost Reimbursement Capability for the MAS Program

Two weeks ago, Part 1 of this blog series focused, in part, on how BIC MAC duplicates the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program. Part 1 included a “table of features” which outlined the significant convergence in key contractual terms and capabilities between BIC MAC...

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...