More Changes to GSA Making It Easier Initiative

November 14, 2016 GSA Launches Phase 2 of Making It Easier Source: Nextgov, Frank Konkel, October 24, 2016 The General Services Agency launched the Making It Easier initiative in April to help government improve the way it buys good and … Continued

New Rule to Impact Efficiency of Procurement Process?

November 1, 2016 FAR Council Finalizes Rule Imposing Restrictions On Contracting With Companies With Felony Convictions And Delinquent Tax Liabilities Source: Inside Government Contracts, Anuj Vohra and Felicia Quentzel, October 21, 2016 The Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Council (the Department … Continued

SAM Users Need to Check Their Browsers

October 6, 2016 Updates for Accessing the System for Award Management (SAM) Source: US GSA, October 5, 2016 In January 2016, Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer 7 and 8 (IE7 & IE8) will no longer be supported.  Security updates, non-security updates, … Continued

Challenges to the 8(a) Program Will Continue

September 30, 2016 D.C. Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program Source: The National Law Review, Jennifer L. Plitsch and Terra White Fulham, September 28, 2016 Earlier this month, in Rothe Development, Inc. v. Department of Defense, the … Continued

Contractors Wanted for 1 to 2 Year Pilot Study by GSA

September 29, 2016 GSA answers vendors concerns about transactional data rule Source: Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, September 20, 2016 The General Services Administration is trying to bring some light to a new acquisition requirement that has industry on edge. … Continued