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GMU GovCon Center: Federal Gov’t Uses Rapid Contracting Approaches for COVID-19 Response

Jerry McGinn GovConExpert

A report by George Mason University’s Center for Government Contracting says federal agencies have been using rapid contracting procedures to speed up contract awards in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Agencies are using Federal Supply Schedules as one of the contract flexibilities under the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Government-wide contracts accounted for $527M of COVID-19-related contract obligations, while indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts represented $787M.

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IBM to Support Operation, Migration on Two GSA Contracting Data Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2019 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will operate and maintain two online contracting data repositories under the purview of the General Services Administration as part of a $24.5M contract from the agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday …

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