NASA (and All Federal Agencies) Says Time to Jettison LPTA By: Gloria Larkin Department of Defense (DOD) joined the General Services Administration (GSA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in severely curtailing use of the vilified Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source selection criteria in federal contracting process. The LPTA has long been decried... Read More
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Biden’s Buy American Executive Order
Biden’s Buy American Executive Order By: Gloria Larkin Among the numerous Executive Orders (EOs) President Joe Biden has signed since his inauguration is the directive entitled, “Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers.” Dated Jan. 25, this action is aimed at fulfilling his campaign pledge to strengthen Buy American rules... Read More
How Can You Properly Prepare for Virtual Government Matchmaking Events, Conferences and Expos?
Conferences and matchmaking events, as well as government trade shows or expos, are often an ideal way for services and products business vendors to get their foot in the door with government agencies and decision-makers. However, as most of America continues to follow social distancing guidelines, these events have pivoted to virtual platforms. ... Read More
Key Government Contracting Web Site FBO.gov Transition Underway
The long-planned combination of multiple federal government contracting websites into one is in progress with the announcement of the agile launch of SAM.beta.gov to totally replace the FedBizOpp.gov (FBO.gov) website in early 2020. The General Services Administration (GSA) is responsible for the development and function of the new free federal contracting opportunities website. The planned... Read More