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Kevin Youel Page: GSA Plans to Make Transactional Data Reporting Pilot Voluntary

The General Services Administration has begun to consider whether to lift a mandate that requires commercial vendors to participate in a three-year pilot program for transactional data reporting process, Nextgov reported Thursday. “We’re getting very close to getting to the decision to remove that requirement,” Kevin Youel Page, deputy commissioner of GSA’s …

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Tom Sharpe: GSA Seeks to Update Multiple Award Schedules Program Through Transactional Data Reporting Rule

The General Services Administration has published a final rule that would require federal contractors to report transactional acquisition data as well as eliminate price reduction clause and commercial sales practices disclosure requirements for contractors. Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday, the …

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Mary Davie: GSA Adds Tools to IT Schedule 70 to Facilitate Price Comparisons for Federal Buyers

The General Services Administration has introduced several tools to the Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle in an effort to update GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules program and streamline the acquisition process for federal agencies. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in …

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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Should Ensure Small Businesses Have Access to Federal Contracting Tools

Denise Turner Roth, head of the General Services Administration, has launched an effort to make it easier for small businesses to access data and tools related to the federal contracting process. “We must ensure that our agency provides opportunities for suppliers across the board, most especially small, young and women-owned businesses,” Roth …

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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Adjusts Strategies to Address Federal Agency Purchases

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 …

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Tom Sharpe: GSA Launches Schedule Contract Pricing Mgmt Tools

The General Services Administration has implemented a new tool for the agency to examine price variation for similar goods and service offerings in the Multiple Award Schedules program. The Horizontal Pricing Analysis Tool is designed to help contracting officials view the price range for a specific product and vendor bids …

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