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Acquisition Gateway Content Drive – Support the Acquisition Community!

Acquisition Gateway Content Drive – Support the Acquisition Community!

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Many of you have heard us talk about the Acquisition Gateway within the GSA.gov blog. Let’s take a minute to cover the basics. What is the mission of the Acquisition Gateway tool? To be THE workspace for the government acquisition...
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MAS Transformation Progress 2015-2016

MAS Transformation Progress 2015-2016

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Over the past two years, GSA FAS has worked tirelessly to transform the $33 billion Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Program. This includes many, many hours spent assessing feedback from both our industry partners and federal customers.   Our ultimate goal is...
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Near… FAR… Wherever you are….

Near… FAR… Wherever you are….

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) made history today by releasing the first ever iBook version of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). And while a tome about the complex rules governing the federal government’s purchasing process may not sound like...
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Celebrating 10,000 Acquisition Gateway Users!

Celebrating 10,000 Acquisition Gateway Users!

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Congratulations everyone – as of today,  GSA’s Acquisition Gateway is now 10,000 strong!  Thank you from all of us at the Federal Acquisition Service. We truly appreciate each person who has registered and helped the site grow so quickly. But...
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GSA Identity Protection Services Blanket Purchase Agreement Earns Category Management Best-in-Class Designations

GSA Identity Protection Services Blanket Purchase Agreement Earns Category Management Best-in-Class Designations

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GSA’s Identity Protection Service Blanket Purchase Agreement (IPS BPA) has been named a”Best-in-Class” vehicle. Best-in-Class (BIC) is a contracting and acquisition designation used across government to denote contracts that meet rigorous category management performance criteria as defined by the Category...
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GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service: A Recap of FY2016

GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service: A Recap of FY2016

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FY2016 recently came to a close, and I can’t help but reflect on what a remarkable 12 months it’s been for all of us associated with the Federal Acquisition Service. As I do at the start of every fiscal year,...
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