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Coursera, Dale Carnegie, Georgetown University Join DSFederal for $100M FDA Integrated Services BPA; Sophia Parker Quoted

DSFederal announced on Thursday that Coursera, Dale Carnegie and Georgetown University have joined the team to support DSFederal’s new $100 million Integrated Services Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The BPA serves as the Federal Drug Administration’s primary contract vehicle for training support services, learning management, project management and human capital management. 

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Capgemini Government Solutions Awarded BPA to Support Centers of Excellence Program; Doug Lane Quoted

Capgemini Government Solutions announced on Wednesday that the company has been awarded a new multiple-award blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to support the Centers of Excellence (CoE). Capgemini Government Solutions was selected as one of the vendors eligible to provide discovery and assessment services for Cloud Adoption and IT Infrastructure Optimization on the three year CoE Discovery BPA.

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Kay Ely: Air Force, GSA Establish New Purchasing Vehicle for IT Products

The U.S. Air Force and General Services Administration have partnered to establish a multiple-award blanket purchase agreement for government IT products.

According to a blog article written by GSA official Kay Ely published Wednesday, the IT Products BPA will help the federal government and Air Force streamline their acquisition process and reduce contract duplication.

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18F, DOL Wage & Hour Division Collaborate to Digitize Subminimum Wage Application Process

The General Services Administration‘s 18F unit has collaborated with the Labor Department‘s Wage and Hour Division to transform the application system for Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act into a digital-first service. Rebecca Refoy-Sidibe wrote in a blog post published Thursday the two entities partnered with vendors on the Agile Delivery Services blanket purchase …

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OMB Issues Policy on Use of Govt-Wide BPAs for Identity Protection Services

The Office of Management and Budget has released a policy that requires federal agencies to use the General Services Administration’s blanket purchase agreements to acquire data breach response, credit monitoring and identity protection services. U.S. Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung wrote in a memorandum published Friday the category management policy directs GSA …

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Jim Piche: GSA to Issue Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation-as-a-Service Task Orders by August

The General Services Administration plans to award the next set of task orders under the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program in an effort to provide 41 small agencies access to cybersecurity services through cloud-based shared services, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell writes Jim Piche, group manager of GSA’s federal …

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Mary Davie: Federal Agencies Achieved 27% in FY 2015 Under Wireless BPAs

Federal agencies that used the General Services Administration’s Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative blanket purchase agreements to acquire wireless services experienced an average savings of 27 percent valued at over $10 million in fiscal year 2015. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote …

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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Adjusts Strategies to Address Federal Agency Purchases

Denise Turner Roth, head of the General Services Administration, told Federal Times in an interview published Tuesday that GSA has made technology and program changes to further help customer agencies manage their purchases. She told editor Jill Aitoro the agency wants to help transform government-wide acquisition with the implementation of a category management …

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Anne Rung, Tom Sharpe Outline Developments in Category Mgmt Implementation

Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Anne Rung and Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Tom Sharpe have outlined the seven steps that the administration has completed to implement category management across government. Rung and Sharpe wrote in a White House blog entry posted Wednesday that the category management approach to acquisition works to …

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