GSA finalizes major update to acquisition policy

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Nearly a decade after a panel of experts recommended major changes to the way the government buys services, GSA’s going through with two significant updates

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Lawmakers look to GAO for answers on IT acquisition — FCW

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The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked GAO to scrutinize acquisition practices, the U.S. Digital Service’s work priorities and the implementation of FITARA’s CIO authorities.

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Vendors could save millions with new GSA reporting requirement | Federal Times

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The Transactional Data Reporting rule is a new step for federal contractors but also eliminates older, cumbersome requirements.

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Some “Simplified Acquisition Procedures” Thresholds to Increase

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FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) Part 13 covers “simplified acquisition procedures” for purchasing supplies and services. The purpose of “simplified acquisition procedures” is to (i) reduce the Government’s and the prospective contractors administrative costs, (ii) improve opportunities for small, small disadvantaged, women-owned, veteran-owned, HUBZone, and service-disabled veteran-owned small business concerns to obtain a fair proportion of Government contract, (iii) promote efficiency and economy in contracting, and (iv) avoid unnecessary burdens for agencies and contractors.

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Awardee’s Bait and Switch Leads To Sustained Protest – SmallGovCon

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An awardee who misrepresented the availability of incumbent personnel was stripped of its award and excluded from competition, as seen in a recent GAO bid

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Suspensions and Debarments of Misbehaving Contractors Drop – Contracting – GovExec.com

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Annual report to Congress on contractor discipline stresses administrative alternatives.

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10 tech giants winning the talent war on LinkedIn | CIO

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The leaders of the technology world unsurprisingly dominate a new list of the most in-demand jobs on LinkedIn, according to research from the business-focused social network.

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DHS to accept video proposals

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Doing business with the Homeland Security Department could mean getting the cameras rolling.

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Pentagon Embraces GSA’s OASIS Services Contract – Contracting – GovExec.com

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New memo of understanding extends to most non-service Defense agencies.

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Wait a Minute, What? A Defense Cost Accounting Standards Board? | PNWC’s Government Contracting Update

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The Senate Armed Services Committee has included a provision in the 2017 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) that would establish a new Cost Accounting Standards Board within the Department of Defense.

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