Julie Dunne, commissioner of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service, said FAS is now moving forward with the e-commerce marketplace initiative after delaying the program during the first few weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, Federal News Network reported Friday.
She provided updates on the small business track of the $15 billion Alliant 2 contract vehicle for information technology services, which was awarded in December 2017.
Dunne said Alliant 2 is in the middle of litigation and that FAS hopes to share some developments in the next couple of weeks. “GSA’s leadership is fully committed to small business and making sure they are a part of our industrial base,” she added.
She noted that the assisted acquisition services pilot as part of the Small Business Innovation Research program is now permanent and helped expedite an award within the defense sector to address a supply chain risk management requirement.
Julie Dunne of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on June 9th. Register here to join Potomac Officers Club for its 2020 Procurement Forum on June 9th.
Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will also serve as a keynote speaker during the forum. During her keynote address, she will discuss the short term and long term strategies, acquisition, workforce initiatives, tech modernization and collaboration between government and industry.