Posts Tagged: GWAC

Change to GSA Acquisition Rules Eases Burden on Ordering Agencies

Earlier this month, GSA released its latest refreshes to the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) solicitations. While these changes to contract clauses and provisions typically impact contractors most, there were several updates in this round that will positively impact government agencies who purchase off the Schedules and other GSA contract vehicles.

Armstead’s Experience Helps Guide Big GWACs

Mary Armstead, Program Director for the NIH Information Technology and Assessment Center (NITAAC) at the National Institutes of Health, has been a Fed for 38 years. But that doesn’t mean she’s become jaded or cynical – quite the opposite. She’s enthusiastic about her job and works hard to mentor people with less experience or who… Read more »

Preparing Winning Multiple Award and Task Order Proposals

Multiple award contracts make up more than 50% of all government contracts. Now every agency has to have its own multiple award vehicle. But all these new vehicles do not necessarily mean more money to businesses, because: Many companies run into difficulties in winning these vehicles: • Many don’t know how to win multiple award… Read more »

Comments on GWAC Programs Cause Unnecessary Controversy

From the Acquisition Corner: http://bit.ly/1qv18 Comments made by Ed O’Hare, assistant commissioner of the Office of Integrated Technology Services in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, seemed to have created a bit of controversy in regards to the future of Government Wide Acquisition Contracts. Federal Computer Week reported on the story, and according to experts: …They say… Read more »