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GSA Raises STARS II Ceiling Value to $22B; Emily Murphy, Laura Stanton Quoted

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The General Services Administration (GSA) has raised the ceiling of its 8(a) Streamlined Technology Application Resource for Services (STARS) II contract from $15 billion to $22 billion, the agency reported on Wednesday. GSA STARS II is a small business set-aside Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) that has provided flexible access to customized IT services and IT-services-based solutions.

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Joanne Woytek: NASA’s SEWP Contract Saw 40% More Orders in March

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Joanne Woytek, program manager for NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement governmentwide acquisition contract, said there has been an increase in the use of the SEWP contract vehicle for information technology services during the coronavirus pandemic, Federal News Network reported Friday

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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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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 Develops Digital Building Signage Pilot Program

The General Services Administration has launched a pilot program to develop a digital signage for building architecture under a $2.4 million project. Pyramid Alliance received the contract in June through GSA’s 8(a)STARS II small business governmentwide acquisition contract and will work to design, install and maintain the web-based system, GSA said Tuesday. …

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Robert Coen: NIH Seeks to Adapt IT Needs in ‘Evolving’ Marketplace Through New GWAC

Robert Coen, director of the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, believes that the agency’s new Chief Information Officer-Commodities and Solutions governmentwide acquisition contract addresses agencies’ changing IT needs. In an interview published Tuesday on Federal Times, Coen told Aaron Boyd that the new round of awards for …

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Joanne Woytek: NASA Uses Customer Feedback to Simplify SEWP IT Contracting Process

Joanne Woytek, NASA‘s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement program manager, said in an interview with Federal Times published Monday that the agency has implemented new tools designed to make it easier for SEWP contract users to acquire information technology products. She told FCW reporter Aaron Boyd that NASA made solicitation and quoting tools …

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