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Video: GSA Schedules and Small Business Utilization (Pt 1 of 5)

This week's video kicks off Mark Lee's (FAS' Acquisition Management's Policy Chief) video presentation from the 2012 GSA Expo. This clip addresses Schedules benefits for small business utilization from both the business' and agency's perspective and dives into the first topic, "What is socioeconomics? Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

 

Views: 1245

Video: Schedules vs. Open Markets (Pt 10 of 11)

Federal Acquisition Services (FAS) Senior Procurement Analyst Tommy Benton continues his Schedules vs. Open Markets video series from the 2012 GSA Expo. This video focuses on acquisition planning and tries to answer the question: FAR Subpart 8.4 and FAR Part 15 - how do they compare? Tommy shows side by side comparisons of FAR Subpart 8.4 and FAR Part 15 in key areas: Providing for full and open competition, solicitation methodology, evaluation procedures, and management/administration.   Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

Views: 1395

Video: CTAs (Part 6 of 9)

Within the 6th video of the Contractor Team Arrangement series, the question and answer session continues. Mark Lee, Policy Chief for the MAS Program office, answers a number of questions regarding CTA scheduling, awards, proper procedures, task orders and legal teaming arrangements.

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Views: 1101

Video: Don’t Wait Until Disaster Hits

This video offers insight into the Disaster Recovery Purchase and Public Health Emergency Program, a Schedules-based program for State and Local government, and how it relates and differs from the Cooperative Purchasing Program.  Learn more about the procedures and scope of this program and who is eligible.

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Views: 1221

06 Video - Myth Busters (about the use of GSA Schedules)

This segment exposes common myths about the use of Schedules.  There are three: that one cannot add terms and conditions to the Schedule contract; that one cannot seek price reductions on Schedule pricing; and that if one posts a requirement on eBUY, it will generate hundreds of quotes.  The facts tell a different story.  In fact, agency specific terms and conditions can be added as long as they do not change the relationship between the contractor and GSA; one can seek price reductions; and the average response to an eBUY posting is seven proposals.

Views: 195