GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service has come up with something cool for MAS contractors and customers who want to slice and dice Schedule information as part of either their acquisition planning or business development actions. The new, user-friendly MAS public dashboard offers Read more
The year 2015 saw GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) embark on new programs and prepare for the implementation of others. A full reckoning is not possible, but three initiatives, collectively, give a good analysis of where the service is headed, and what it might need to change, in order to achieve their stated goal of providing more commercial acquisition services to more agencies. Read more
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Congress passed a short-term spending measure late last week, keeping the government open and functioning through Wednesday the 16th. Although a short-term fix is never ideal, leaders expect to have a final omnibus appropriations measure ready by that time. There is no current Read more
Federal end users often assume that whatever solutions they buy, especially from existing contract methods like the GSA Schedule, have the standards and functional requirements they want baked in. Users should not assume that. In discussions with multiple federal IT contracting agencies (the buyers), for example, this community believes that security and other Read more