General Services Administration

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IT contractor to pay $45 million to settle software overcharge

Systems software vendor CA will pay $45 million to resolve allegations of overcharging the GSA for software licenses and maintenance. Continue reading

GSA, DHS begin to tip their hand about future of CDM program

The General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department continue to send signals of how they will move forward after that initial BPA expires in August 2018. Continue reading

Hartley is latest ‘original’ 18Fer whose term is coming to an end

The original group of disruptors at the General Services Administration’s 18F is getting smaller by the month. Hillary Hartley, the deputy executive director and creative director, is leaving a few months before her term was to expire. Source: Hartley is latest ‘original’ 18Fer whose term is coming to an end – FederalNewsRadio.com

GSA postpones FBI HQ announcement until funding is secure

What was supposed to be good news for Maryland or Virginia turned into disappointment, after the General Services Administration announced it was putting a hold on finding the FBI a new home. Source: GSA postpones FBI HQ announcement until funding is secure

DHS/FEMA/Amazon deal exposes need for MAS reform

Over the last several years, the Coalition for Government Procurement has made the case to stakeholders across government that the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program must keep pace with innovation and other changes in the dynamic commercial market. Continue reading

Evaluation Of Subcontractor Past Performance Not Required For FSS Procurements

For Federal Supply Schedule procurements, agencies are not required to evaluate past performance references of subcontractors, unless the solicitation provides otherwise. Continue reading

Are contractors worrying too much over GSA’s data rule?

Many government contractors are worried, fearful and in disbelief about the General Services Administration’s implementation of its Transactional Data Rule. Continue reading

GSA moves one step closer to replacing DUNS

The General Services Administration took an important step toward reducing its reliance on a proprietary business entity identifier system in government contracting. Continue reading

GSA Moves Closer to Ending Reliance on DUNS Numbers in Contracting

The General Services Administration on Wednesday solicited information from industry on planned reforms to the governmentwide system for identifying and validating businesses. Continue reading

3 takeaways from an anxious GSA roundtable with industry

The General Services Administration’s courtship of the private sector appears to remain very much in the anxiety stage, at least when it comes to its Transactional Data Reporting rule. Continue reading