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GSA’s Latest Hit Video Highlights FAR Changes

GSA’s Latest Hit Video Highlights FAR Changes

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General Services Administration’s (GSA) new video series highlighting changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is proving to be a big hit with procurement professionals government-wide. Just a few weeks after it was released, the first “FAN In A Minute”  has...
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The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

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GSA’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Common Services Platform (CSP) recently passed a rigorous security assessment and operational check and has received its Authorization to Operate (ATO). This is very important as the ATO ensures security for future users of the CSP...
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Announcing the 18F Micro-purchase Platform

Announcing the 18F Micro-purchase Platform

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Editor‘s Note: The following post originally ran on the 18F Blog. Read the original post here. In October 2015, 18F launched an experiment in micro-purchasing. We posted an opportunity to contribute code to our CALC project, and a number of bidders took us up on...
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Our Vision for the New Year

Our Vision for the New Year

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Over the past few weeks, we’ve been blogging about the great work the General Services Administration’s passionate and talented workforce delivered in 2015 in the areas of real estate, acquisition and tech. This post is a look ahead at what...
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FAS ITS Leads Innovation: Geospatial Software Contracts Simplified

FAS ITS Leads Innovation: Geospatial Software Contracts Simplified

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  The Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) supports GSA’s vision of being an economic catalyst and proactive federal partner, while maintaining operational excellence, in many ways. This includes incorporating cutting-edge, new, and innovative IT ideas and solutions into our programs, contracts...
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The Agile BPA is ready to launch

The Agile BPA is ready to launch

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Editor‘s Note: The following post originally ran on the 18F Blog. Read the original post here. Today, we’re pleased to officially say that Pool Three of the Agile Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) is . Although we announced the awardees earlier this year, there were multiple...
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2015 Year in Review: GSA Federal Acquisition Service

2015 Year in Review: GSA Federal Acquisition Service

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The end of the year is always a great time to look back and reflect on our achievements over the previous 12 months. FAS is doing great work, and federal agencies from across government are using our acquisition solutions to...
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Deeper Dive: Schedules Data Dashboard Provides Intelligence to Suppliers

Deeper Dive: Schedules Data Dashboard Provides Intelligence to Suppliers

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The Federal Acquisition Service’s (FAS) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program streamlines the process of purchasing products and services for the federal government.  It’s the largest purchasing program on the planet, with pre-negotiated prices, delivery terms, warranties and other terms that...
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