GSA Extends Bid Deadline for E-Commerce Platform

The agency also answered some pressing questions, such as whether vendors need to have an online store up and running before they bid.

First Small Business Gets Cleared to Accept Task Orders on GSA’s $50B Telecom Contract

The first of three small businesses on the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract got its authority to operate, giving agencies an option outside the big telecom offerors.

GSA Wants Industry Insights on Offering Human-Centered Design Services

Responses to the new request for information will impact future procurement actions, the agency said.

GSA, FCC Exploring New Ways to Combat Comment Bots and Abusers

Federal agencies want to stop fake and impersonated comments during the rulemaking process. 

FedBizOpps Will Be Retired After Veterans Day Weekend

The public repository of federal contracting opportunities will be migrated to a central procurement website following a weekend-long “data freeze.”

GSA Outlines Multiple Award Schedule Consolidation Efforts

Officials have been rooting out inconsistencies and duplication in the Schedules program.

GSA Certifies Two More Vendors Ahead of Task Order Deadline on $50B Telecom Contract 

Two more authorities to operate bring the total to five, with four more vendors waiting to get certified to get a piece of GSA’s massive Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract.

GSA Offers More Details on Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence

Officials will build on their work with the Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to help other agencies adopt the tech, and the Health and Human Services Department could be next.

GSA to Take Corrective Action on DEOS Cloud Contract

The General Services Administration will rework the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to address a bid protest.

GSA Opens Bids on Commercial e-Marketplace

The project—which has been called “Amazon for government”—will start with a proof-of-concept with two or more vendors.

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GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Announces Departure

Alan Thomas, GSA’s top acquisition executive, is leaving the agency for a private-sector position.

It’s Finally Here: GSA’s New Consolidated Schedule

The solicitation will begin the process of turning 24 award schedules into a single contracting vehicle for products and services.

GSA Teams With Pentagon AI Shop for Centers of Excellence Program

The partnership will focus on streamlining the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s internal operations and speeding up the contracting process, according to Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan.

Senate Appropriators Join House in Blocking OPM-GSA Merger

Senators go with Trump's latest proposal for a 2.6% civilian pay raise for 2020 but no locality increase, while the House has approved an average 3.1% raise.

GSA Seeks to Simplify Citizen Survey Work for High-Impact Agencies

GSA will usher certain agencies through Paperwork Reduction Act regulations to meet the administration's customer experience goals.

GSA Answers 105 Questions About Transition From DUNS To Unique IDs

By the end of next year, all organizations working with the government will have a new identifier. This major shift has generated some questions, which GSA is trying to answer.

Feds Look to Application Programming Interfaces as Gateways to Modernization

The technology can boost partnerships and lead to new solutions across federal agencies.