The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released its long-awaited consolidated Schedule solicitation on FedBizOpps.gov on October 1. The new solicitation modernizes federal acquisition by consolidating and streamlining the existing 24 Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) into a single Schedule or contract for products, services, and combined solutions. Sales through the old GSA Schedules hover at about... Read More
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CPARS.gov Now Official Source for Past Performance Information
The U.S. federal government has completed the merger of the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS) with the Contract Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS.gov). CPARS now serves as the federal report card system for prime contractors providing services and products to the U.S. federal government. Government decision-makers now use CPARS to review contractors’ performance under... Read More
The 15th Annual Procurement and Contracting Symposium: A Long Way for Lunch
Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting the keynote, “A Long Way for Lunch” at the 15th Annual Procurement and Contracting Symposium on behalf of the El Paso Community College Contract Opportunities Center. It’s always a pleasure to work with and support organizations who support the growth and development of small businesses across the... Read More
Different Types of Capability Statements?
Contractors working with the Federal Government are often asked, “can you send me your Capability Statement?” in some form or another. It happens when you’re responding to a Sources Sought Notice, meeting with an agency representative or just attending an event with a strong Federal presence. But do they always mean the same document? How... Read More