GWACS are down but Agency Specific Contracts are on the Rise

At FedSource's Outlook conference this morning, Ray Bjorklund presented information that the use of governmen wide task order contracts is declining.

According to FedSources' analysis, the use of GWACs has dropped 15 percent since 2005. The GSA schedule is down, from 17 percent of spending in the IT market in 2005 to 14 percent in 2007.

Meanwhile, the use of agency-specific, task order contracts is rising. Among these are contracts such as the Air Force's Netcents and Homeland Security Department's Eagle contract.  Share your thoughts with Nick Wakeman, Author of this piece at Washington Technology.