Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has received a $127 million blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide information technology (IT) software development services for Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae), the company announced on Wednesday.Read More »
Alan Thomas, commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the 12 blanket purchase agreements awarded through the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation contract reflect the agency’s effort to modernize the systems it uses to facilitate the acquisition of $50 billion worth of products and services each year from over 20,000 industry partners.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »