What happened at the end of the fiscal year?


Our Update webinar brings you up to speed on the latest acquisition developments that you may have missed during the busy fiscal year-end. Check it out today!


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Are Hot-Button Issues Hurting You and Your Contractors?

Companies working with politically heated government contracts are facing backlash not only from the public but also their employees, causing problems for agencies managing those projects. Contractors that perform work supporting controversial efforts, like the southern border wall or zero-tolerance illegal immigration, for …… » Read more


How have your peers voted in our most recent VAO daily news polls?  Explore the results.

Federal Strategy Focuses on Data

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director for Management Margaret Weichert has issued a memo updating the in-development Federal Data Strategy and asks agencies for input. The Federal Data Strategy will help agencies carry out one of the cross-agency priority (CAP) goals from the President’s Management Agenda (PMA), …… » Read more

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Companion Bills Call for BuyAmerican.gov Website

A pair of bipartisan bills introduced in the House and Senate would direct the Secretary of Commerce to work with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and other agency leaders to draft a report for lawmakers addressing the government’s compliance with Buy American laws and provide recommendations on how agencies can maximize 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!

Don't Fear the Protest

Is a looming protest haunting you? We say boo to that! Protest potential doesn't have to be scary. Visit our Protest Lessons Learned module for in-depth case study analysis of previous protests to learn how they can be avoided. Our VAO webinar, Navigating GAO Protests — Tips and Trends, examines protest issues and …… » 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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