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GSA’s Judith Zawatsky on Transition to Beta Website for Contracting Opportunities

Judith Zawatsky, assistant commissioner in the office of systems management at General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, told Federal News Network in an interview posted Thursday about the efforts of GSA’s information technology team to address the issues following the transition from FedBizOpps to the cloud-based System for Award Management beta website.

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DHS Requests Info on Air Domain Security Tech

The Department of Homeland Security seeks information to demonstrate air domain protection equipment for research and development activities. The future demonstration would support studies of the Border, Immigration and Maritime Division within DHS' Science and Technology Directorate, the department said Monday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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FedBizOpps to be Decommissioned by Fiscal Year 2020

The General Services Administration’s Integrated Award Environment will transition all functions of the Federal Business Opportunities website to the System for Award Management’s beta website as it plans to retire the former by fiscal year 2020. A GSA Interact blog post published Tuesday says the move is to streamline the awards process in the federal government.

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GSA Building AI Tool to Review Accessibility of Federal Solicitations

An office within the General Services Administration is building an artificial intelligence-based tool that could scan federal solicitations online to find those not accessible for people with disabilities, Federal News Network reported Friday. GSA is working on the Solicitation Review Tool designed to ensure proposal requests from agencies are compliant with the accessibility standards under Section 508

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DARPA Sets Proposers Day for New AI Tech Development Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on Jan. 9 to discuss and develop a contract for a semi-automated system to help the defense community analyze complex events in multimedia platforms. The event at the Holiday Inn in Arlington, Va., will focus on the requirements of a broad agency announcement for DARPA’s Knowledge-directed Artificial Intelligence Reasoning Over Schemas program, according to a notice FedBizOpps posted Monday.

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GSA’s New Pilot Program Aims to Bolster eBuy Marketplace Transparency; Emily Murphy Quoted

The General Services Administration has initiated a new pilot program intended to get more firms to sell products and services on the agency's eBuy federal marketplace. The one-year program would publicly disclose associated, post-award request-for-quote information on FedBizOpps in a move to increase eBuy's transparency, the GSA said Wednesday.

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