The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded Unisys a potential five-year, $144 million blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to support the agency's transition to the cloud through its Unisys CloudForte solution, Unisys announced on Monday.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 »
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 has released a final rule that would authorize agencies to buy order-level materials through the Multiple Award Schedule program or blanket purchase agreements. GSA said in a Federal Register notice published Wednesday OLMs are services or supplies procured in support of a task order that are …Read More »
The General Services Administration has revised a special item number on its Professional Services Schedule in an effort to meet the rising demand for identity protection services and changing requirements of federal agency customers. GSA’s office of professional services and human capital categories renamed SIN 520-20 on PSS as Data …Read More »
The Bonneville Power Administration has begun its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and executive vice president of information technology. The chosen candidate will report directly to BPA’s chief operating officer and will oversee the development, maintenance and operation of the federal power marketing agency’s …Read More »
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has unveiled the updated dashboard for the FedRAMP marketplace. FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich wrote Wednesday FedRAMP selected TrueTandem to build the marketplace dashboard through the use of the Agile blanket purchase agreement from the General Services Administration’s 18F digital services team. TrueTandem won …Read More »
Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s federal acquisition service, and GSA Chief Information Officer David Shive have highlighted the agency’s information technology initiatives that seek to foster partnerships across the government. Sharpe and Shive wrote in a blog post published Tuesday GSA’s 18F organization led efforts to create the Agile 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 »