Look back over the last say 25 years and see if you can remember the last time an agency publicly admitted defeat with a program or project and decided to move on.
Don’t think about a contract that failed or even an act of Congress ending a specific program, but focus on a service offering that just couldn’t make it.
It’s hard to find one. Right?
This is why the General Services Administration’s decision to shut down its reverse auction tool on Dec. 31 is significant.
GSA is pulling the plug after just over five years.