The e-Commerce Crossroad: Where is the Market Headed?

Today the Coalition submitted comments in response to the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Request for Information (RFI) regarding commercial e-Commerce portals. Specifically, the RFI sought feedback on several draft documents

With Fall Approaching, Innovation is in the Air

Labor Day Weekend marks the traditional end of summer, a last free weekend to kick back and enjoy the sun, beach, and barbecue before another busy school year begins. Of

A Grand Slam for the Schedules

Like many of you, I was out practicing my golf swing for the Coalition’s upcoming Annual Joseph P. Caggiano Golf Tournament this past weekend. As my shots hooked left and

An Update on the FY 2019 NDAA

Following the Senate’s recent passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), we are rapidly approaching the finish line for this critical piece of legislation. With

Phase II of Section 846 Implementation: Answering the Questions Raised by GSA’s e-Commerce Implementation Plan

In March, GSA, in consultation with OMB, issued the Section 846 implementation plan, “Procurement Through Commercial E-Commerce Portals.”  As set forth in the statute, the implementation plan is the end-product

GSA’s Public Meeting on Section 846: An Informative “Beginning of the Beginning”

This week, the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) hosted an Industry Day on Section 846 of the 2018 NDAA, “Procurement Through Commercial e-Commerce

This week’s Congressional Hearing on GSA: The Section 801 Discussion Continues…

Earlier this week, the House Subcommittees on Government Operations and Information Technology received testimony regarding the, “General Services Administration – Acquisition Oversight and Reform” (the hearing).   The subcommittees heard from

Section 801: Limiting Competition to “Increase” Competition?

Since last week’s FAR & Beyond blog, Existential Questions Surrounding H.R 2511’s Proposed “Online Marketplace,” Section 101 of H.R. 2511, the Defense Acquisition Streamlining and Transparency Act (DASTA), concerning procurement

“Re-Engineering” Acquisition Management

This week, the Coalition had the honor of addressing the Section 809 Acquisition Advisory Panel (the 809 Panel).  The 809 Panel takes its name from Section 809 of last year’s

Category Management and Service Contract Provisions in the FY 2017 NDAA

  On May 26, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) submitted several amendments to S. 2943, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This week’s blog will examine two