The federal government’s procurement portal leaves beta with focus on data security
The new website offers secure entity registration from the homepage, displays Unique Entity Identifiers, and tweaks search filters.
Catalog management leads GSA’s planned federal marketplace updates for 2021
Also: beta.SAM.gov will lose the "beta" with an IAE merger this spring.
GSA extends procurement data reports transition due to coronavirus, feedback
The agency wants to require use of the Federal Procurement Data System reports function in beta.SAM.gov by year's end.
Users blast new federal contracting website amid ongoing transition
"Is there an award for the worst government system launch ever?" says one complaint about beta.SAM.gov.
Procurement data reporting headed for beta.SAM.gov next
Transitioning the Federal Procurement Data System's reports function to beta.SAM.gov paves the way for more comprehensive reporting via a new MicroStrategy tool.
GSA fielding hundreds of comments daily concerning beta.SAM.gov
Some users have taken issue with the two-factor authentication required to access the new federal awards system.