Federal contracting debriefings: failure to communicate?

Recent policy issued by the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), and passage of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act address a common perception in Federal contract management; debriefings are not the forum for a meaningful, open and honest exchange of information the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) intended...

Federal contracting news: Free Bid Protest Filings at GAO Set to End

In an effort to improve the efficiency of its contract bidding protest procedures, the General Accountability Office (GAO) is planning a web-based electronic bid protest filing and dissemination system, the Electronic Protest Docketing System (EPDS). Though scheduled for 2016, the system will likely not go live until this year as GAO addresses cyber-security issues involving protection of proprietary and sensitive information...