Source selection

Sole-Source IT Contracts a Concern of Procurement Attorneys

April 11, 2016 Federal Agencies Are Using Last Summer’s ‘Cyber Sprint’ To Justify Sole-Source IT Contracts Source: Nextgov, Aliya Sternstein,March 9, 2016 Several federal agencies are not letting eligible companies compete for IT contracts, reasoning that only a current or … Continued

WOSB Still Disadvantaged Winning Government Contracts

February 3, 2016 Businesses Owned by Women Less Likely to Win U.S. Contracts, Study Shows Source: The New York Times, Jackie Calmes, February 2, 2016 The odds of businesses owned by women winning a federal contract are about 21 percent lower than … Continued

Sources sought for Restoration of Wood Paneling

GSA Sources Sought for Restoration of Chicago Historic Post Office The General Services Administration (GSA) is seeking qualified small business contractors (including small disadvantaged businesses such as HubZone Certified, 8(a) Certified, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned and Women-Owned, etc.) with General  Construction … Continued

Follow on to 8(a) contract can be Sole source

8(a) Program: Follow-On To Competitive Award Can Be Sole Sourced By Steven Koprince   April 24, 2015 An 8(a) contract was properly awarded on a sole source basis to a tribally-owned entity, even though the contract was a follow-on to a … Continued

DoD Memo Clarifies use of LPTA in Source Selection

Is DoD Moving Away from LPTA? Source: Washington Technology, by Bob Lohfeld     April 7, 2015 Industry has long objected to the use of lowest priced, technically acceptable procurement strategies for technical/professional services and complex solution procurements, and it now appears … Continued