GSA is instituting the Demand Based Model to align its resources with areas of greatest need, but admits it isn't a full solution for the Schedules program.
Now halfway through its contract period, Networx is experiencing some difficulties in getting agencies to transition to the new vendors and the new offerings.
Without clearly-defined duties, the CAO may not have a strong basis for more permanent inclusion in an organization's leadership structure, auditors conclude.
GSA is interested in moving everything it can to a service model.
As GSA designs the next big network services contract, a veteran of the development and management of Networx and FTS 2001 has some advice to offer.
Homeland Security Department officials opt for the existing vendor communications plan rather than one that would have put more scrutiny on agency/vendor communications.
So who makes more, feds or private-sector workers? What's the better deal, contracting work or using federal employees? GAO says it doesn't know either. Why are these questions so challenging?
After aiding in an agency transition to Networx, consultant Cedric Sims takes stock of the contract's progress so far.
The Obama administration wants procurement officials to consider how companies treat their business partners as a factor in making contract decisions.
GSA's event spending has once again put the agency in Congressional crosshairs -- this time over a $270,000 award ceremony, complete with a violinist and 4,000 elaborate picture frames. This time, however, the agency's leadership may be ahead of the lawmakers.
The government has undertaken three major telecom transitions, columnist Bob Woods writes, and there are important lessons to be learned from each of them.
GSA officials are building a more flexible Multiple Award Schedules program by directing suppliers to those schedules customers use most often.