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GSA Unveils New Repository for Cloud Resources

The General Services Administration introduced an interactive hub designed to serve as a cloud resource for federal agencies and connect government buyers to cloud service providers. The Cloud Information Center on the Acquisition Gateway allows government users to download templates, review acquisition guidance, access GSA’s best practices and market research as a service tool and work with other decision-makers, GSA said Thursday.

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Tiffany Hixson: GSA Advances Performance-Based Approach in Service Procurements

Tiffany Hixson, assistant commissioner of the office of professional and human capital services at the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, has said she believes the government should adopt a performance-based approach when it comes to services procurement, Federal News Radio reported Friday. “Traditional strategic sourcing proposals based on price …

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GSA Lists Federal Acquisition Service Achievements in Fiscal 2016

The General Services Administration has listed major achievements of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service in fiscal year 2016 as part of a year-end review. GSA said Friday FAS’ 2016 highlights include the creation of new IT Schedule 70 special item numbers for Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth said the new …

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Tom Sharpe Offers Updates on GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service Programs for FY 2016

The General Services Administration has provided updates on programs that the Federal Acquisition Service has launched during fiscal year 2016. Tom Sharpe, FAS commissioner at GSA, wrote in a blog post published Nov. 7 that the agency’s Acquisition Gateway, a platform that seeks to support category management, has reached 10,000 users in FY 2016. …

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White House Unveils New Energy Standards Tool

The White House has launched a new acquisition tool designed to help agencies identify contracts that comply with the government’s energy requirements. Anne Rung, the U.S. chief acquisition officer, and Christine Harada, the federal chief sustainability officer at the Council on Environmental Quality, announced the launch of the Green Check …

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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Rolls Out Cyber Special Item Number in Support of White House Cybersecurity Plan

The General Services Administration has launched a new special item number for cybersecurity platforms and services and collaborated with other federal agencies to develop procurement support to facilitate cyber vulnerability assessments of government information technology systems. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth wrote in a blog post published Monday such actions are part …

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Denise Turner Roth: USDS Launches New Portal on GSA Website to Offer Digital Services Procurement Advice

The U.S. Digital Service has added a new online portal to the General Services Administration’s Acquisition Gateway website that aims to provide government agencies information on how to procure digital services, Federal News Radio reported Monday. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced the launch of the TechFAR Hub during her keynote speech …

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GSA Debuts Online Acquisition Tool to Public; Tom Sharpe Comments

The General Services Administration has unveiled its new online acquisition tool to the public designed to provide information resources to contracting officers. GSA built the Acquisition Gateway portal to help federal employees engage with acquisition officers and examine various contract vehicles. “The public will have access to as much of the Acquisition …

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