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GSA’s Allen Hill, Laura Stanton on Plans for Enterprise Contract Vehicles in 2021

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The General Services Administration (GSA) plans to issue a Civilian Enterprise Office Solutions (CEOS) contract as it works to develop the Polaris vehicle for small businesses. Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner of ITC, added that the GSA is concurrently planning to release a draft of the Polaris contract  “in the fairly near future”.

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Laura Stanton Offers Update on GSA’s STARS III, Polaris Small Business IT GWACs

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Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner of the office of information technology category at the General Services Administration (GSA), said GSA plans to award the potential $50 billion STARS III governmentwide acquisition contract set aside for small IT businesses in fiscal year 2021. Stanton said a draft solicitation for another small business IT GWAC, Polaris, will be released soon on the beta SAM website.

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Laura Stanton Promoted to Full-Time IT Category Assistant Commissioner at GSA

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Laura Stanton, a long-time officer with the General Services Administration (GSA), has been appointed to serve as the agency's assistant commissioner for information technology category on a full-time basis. Stanton said she has been with GSA for 23 years and looks forward to continuing her work with the agency.

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GSA Launches ITAU Training Platform for Government IT Acquisition Workforce; Laura Stanton Quoted

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The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) IT and acquisition experts, within the administration’s Information Technology Category, have developed the IT Acquisition University (ITAU), an online training solution for professionals within government IT acquisition, the GSA reported on Thursday

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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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Laura Stanton Named Acting Assistant Commissioner for GSA’s IT Category

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Laura Stanton, deputy assistant commissioner for the information technology category at the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, will serve as acting assistant commissioner of ITC in June, Federal News Network reported Monday. She will take over the responsibilities of Bill Zielinski, who will step down from his role on June 5 after three decades of federal service to serve as a chief information officer of a large city on the west coast.

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GSA Delays E-Marketplace Program Due to COVID-19 Response Efforts; Laura Stanton Quoted

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The General Services Administration has announced a delay in the acquisition process for the e-marketplace platform as GSA works to meet the demand of federal agencies for information technology hardware and related services in support of telework initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic.

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GSA Extends Bid Submission Deadline for E-Marketplace Solicitation; Laura Stanton Quoted

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The General Services Administration moved to extend for another two weeks the deadline for responses to its solicitation for e-commerce platforms after it received more than 70 questions from industry regarding the request for proposals, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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Laura Stanton: GSA’s E-Commerce Proof-of-Concept Seeks to Capture Spending Data Related to Micro-Purchases

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Laura Stanton, deputy assistant commissioner for category management at the General Services Administration, said a plan to field an e-marketplace platform seeks to provide GSA and other agencies better visibility into their spending, Federal Times reported Friday.

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