Former FDA FOIA officer worries new bill poses IT challenges
February 27, 2015
The legislation could make it difficult for agencies to adhere to the Americans with Disabilities Act, said Frederick Sadler, a former FOIA Officer for the FDA.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The General Services Administration may split the more than $4 billion OASIS professional services contract into two solicitations: one unrestricted and the other for small businesses.
“To meet this objective, GSA is looking for the solicitation to result in adequate numbers of awards in each socioeconomic category to ensure meaningful competition for each task order set aside for specific socioeconomic groups,” wrote Jim Ghiloni on the GSA blog. “GSA believes this approach affords the opportunity for the broadest participation by all small businesses in the industry and will provide a vehicle that will facilitate agencies' ability to comply with the small business set aside procedures and manage their small business program goals.”
Oasis will be a strategic program enabling acquisition of complex integrated professional services along with supporting technology and run out of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service.