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Results Are In: Pros and Cons of FY2018

The results are in from the Defense Contract Management Agency’s (DCMA’s) Procurement Management Review (PMR) for fiscal year (FY) 2018. In its “Year in Review” newsletter, DCMA reported most findings related to contracting, solicitation, and source selection procedures. They included several recommendations …… » Read more


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Democrats Will Soon Control the House. What Can Agencies Expect from Key Lawmakers?

January will usher in a divided government when Democrats take control of the House following eight years of Republican rule. What can federal agencies expect from the presumed chairs of three key House committees? Read more>> … » Read more

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What Top FAR Amendments Are Coming?

The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have published the semiannual agenda of regulations being developed by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) and Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (DARC). To facilitate public participation in the …… » Read more

Check-out the Contracting Life Cycle Series! This 12-month guided learning path is designed to help you get through your procurement in time for the end of the FY, and prepare for post-award success!

GSA Updates IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced changes to two special item numbers (SINs) in its IT Schedule 70 program: SIN 132-45, Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services (HACS): GSA is consolidating its four cybersecurity services SINs into a single offering with several subcategories. The combined SIN will continue to …… » Read more

VAO Templates current through FAC 2005-99

Support for your file documentation needs! VAO templates are up-to-date, including FAC 2005-99, effective June 15, 2018.

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