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  • GSA Industry Symposium 2024

    Free GSA symposium answers contracting questions

    | GSA Blog Team
    Starting, building, and maintaining a business in today’s competitive climate takes hard work and perseverance. Many businesses consider partnering with the federal government, where support is plentiful. 


  • Manage Your GHG Emissions to Stay Competitive in the Federal Marketplace

    | By Mark Lee, Assistant Commissioner, GSA FAS Office of Policy and Compliance
    In our last blog on sustainability, I offered an overview of how GSA's Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) supports sustainable acquisition and supply chain climate risk management throughout the acquis
  • Strengthening our strategy for cyber threats within supply chains

    | GSA Office of Acquisition Policy
    We operate in a world of increased risk as agencies further rely on information and communications technology in purchasing a wide variety of products and services. We recognize that adversaries in th...
  • eBuy platform turns 20! How it transformed GSA’s online contracting experience

    | GSA Blog Team
    This month, GSA celebrates eBuy’s 20th anniversary. eBuy is the agency’s comprehensive and paperless request-for-quote (RFQ) system. Verified suppliers can easily and efficiently connect and participa...
  • The Federal Acquisition Institute has a new look

    | GSA Blog Team
    GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy has created a new logo for the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI). FAI recognized a need for a new logo that better reflects current changes, a new direction. T...
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    GSA helps canine graduates find federal employment

    | GSA Blog Team
    In May 2021, the GSA Personal Property Management, Center of Expertise for Animals in the Mid-Atlantic Zone helped over 100 dogs find work in the public sector.Area Property Officer Robert Kitsock tra...
  • Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) pilot to become eligible for expansion

    | Jeff Koses, GSA’s Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Government-wide Policy
    The last couple of years, we have announced the results of our Transactional Data Reporting pilot’s performance. Transactional Data Reporting is a pilot program that creates a more effective, less bur...
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    GSA streamlines vendor requirements to further leverage industry resources and capabilities in support of U.S. Government’s COVID-19 response efforts

    | GSA Blog Team
    Jeff Koses Pulled Quote

    To support GSA’s continued posture of supporting our country’s COVID-19 efforts, and in bolstering the American Rescue Plan, GSA has issued a letter to expand the availability of COVID-19 related products, services and solutions under GSA

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    Making Progress on GSA’s New Services Best-in-Class Multi-Agency Contract

    | Tiffany T. Hixson, Assistant Commissioner, GSA Office of Professional Services and Human Capital Categories

    In this December 15, 2020 blog post, I shared that GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) is establishing a broader and more flexible next generation services best-in-class multi-agency contract to improve how agencies buy services. The new best-in-class multi-agency contract is one of several efforts under the umbrella of the Services Marketplace - a collective of contract offerings and initiatives designed to improve services acquisition across the federal government.

    The goals of the next generation services contract are to:

  • The Verified Products Portal Aims to Improve GSA’s Buying and Selling Experience

    | Mark Lee, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Policy and Compliance, Federal Acquisition Service
    Great things are on the horizon, as the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) continues to make progress under the Federal Marketplace (FMP) initiative. In the coming months, you will be hearing more info...
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    OASIS On-Ramps are Complete! What’s Next?

    | Tiffany Hixson, Assistant Commissioner, GSA Office of Professional Services and Human Capital Categories
    In 2018, the federal Category Management Leadership Council (CMLC) asked GSA to increase the industrial base available through its OASIS contract program. While we hadn’t planned on tackling a large o...