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

Emily Murphy

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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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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Deltek’s Jennifer Sakole: Federal IT Spending on the Rise

Jennifer Sakole, principal analyst for federal information services at Deltek, has noted a $1.6 billion increase in federal information technology spending in fiscal year 2014, up 2.4 percent from the previous year. Sakole wrote in a Federal Times article published Monday that majority of the increase comes from the IT expenditures of …

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