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NASA, NIH, GSA Anticipate Busy Ordering Period for Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts

Agencies handling governmentwide acquisition contracts are extending their work hours in response to a potential increase in orders this month, FCW reported Friday. Joanne Woytek, manager for NASA's Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement contract vehicle, noted that the federal micro-purchase threshold’s increase from $3,500 to $10,000 may result in more customers leveraging the flexibility of credit cards compared to delivery orders. 

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FAR Amendment Simplifies Req’s for IT Purchases Under GSA Contract Vehicles

The Department of Defense, General Services Administration and NASA issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation to reduce agency burdens when leveraging GSA’s contract vehicles for information technology procurements. GSA said in a statement dated July 9th that agencies aren't required to justify the use of the best procurement approach when issuing orders under GSA vehicles or governmentwide acquisition programs such as IT Schedule 70, STARS 2 and Alliant 2.

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GSA Begins Source Selection Phase for Alliant 2 IT Contract Vehicle’s Unrestricted Portion

The General Services Administration has started the source selection process for the unrestricted section of the potential 10-year, Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. John Cavadias, lead contracting officer for Alliant 2, wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that GWAC procuring contracting officers and acquisition team evaluators may …

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GSA to Release RFPs for Alliant 2, Small Business Track in June

The General Services Administration plans to release the request for proposals regarding the Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract and its small business component sometime in the second half of June. GSA said Thursday that Alliant 2 and Alliant 2 Small Business contracting officers could also release two separate presolicitation announcements on the Federal Business Opportunities website at least …

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Mary Davie: GSA Implements Programs to Ensure Gov’t IT Product Security

The General Services Administration has launched several efforts to manage cybersecurity of information technology products and services that vendors provide to customer agencies. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday the agency will establish a supply chain …

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Report: GSA, NOAA Seek to Move Forward on Agency Acquisition Reform with Upcoming Solicitations

The General Services Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are due to solicit proposals in the summer that would move forward efforts to reform the government acquisition process, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that the changes center on facilitating agility and efficiency in the purchase of commodity products and …

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GSA Opens Early Registration for Alliant 2 Industry Day

The General Services Administration will host Alliant 2 industry day events for governmentwide acquisition contracts and another for small business GWACs to gather feedback from industry partners on the Alliant 2 request for information. According to a notice posted on FedBizOpps on Oct. 2, GSA requires participants to preregister by Oct. 24 …

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