Tag: Transactional Data

E-commerce and the Federal Government: How to Make It Work?

The Coalition for Government Procurement (the Coalition) has long supported efforts to streamline Federal procurement processes, modernize procurement policies, and utilize commercial practices to the maximum extent practicable.  Common sense

FAR & Beyond: A Welcome Message from GSA!

Last week the Coalition was pleased to have Jack St. John, the Chief of Staff at the General Services Administration (GSA), address our 2017 Spring Conference.  Mr. St. John’s address

Make the Multiple Award Schedules Great…Again!

Over the years, the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program has been the leading federal market facilitator, bringing together commercial firms (small, medium, and large) and customer agencies. The MAS

Questions to GSA on the TDR Pilot

  This week, the focus of this blog returns to GSA’s Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) rule.  The transition from compliance with GSA’s current pricing policies to TDR is a major

The Dog Days of Summer

  The Dog Days of Summer typically see a slow-down in the procurement policy world.  Not this year!  Since Memorial Day, we have seen the issuance of the GSAR Commercial

The Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) Rule: Is a competitive, unpriced schedule just around the corner?

  Last week’s FAR & Beyond blog noted that GSA’s TDR rule raises significant policy and operational questions.   This week’s blog examines whether the TDR rule moves the Federal Supply

Transactional Data Reporting (TDR): A Customary Commercial Practice?

Transactional Data Reporting (TDR): A customary commercial practice? This blog marks the first in a series of blogs focusing on the General Services Administration’s (GSA’s) Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) rule. 

The Transactional Data Reporting Rule-Some Quick Highlights and Next Steps

Yesterday the General Services Administration (GSA) published the final rule implementing Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) for GSA’s Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) program, Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and other Governmentwide Indefinite-Delivery,

“Bringing the Government’s Data:” An alternative approach to transactional data reporting.

  As promised in last week’s FAR & Beyond, this week, the focus is on the challenges and opportunities associated with the management of transactional data. Last spring, GSA published