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.
GSA’s transition to new unique entity identifier delayed
The proprietary, nine-digit Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number supplied by Dun & Bradstreet will hang around a little longer.
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.
GSA begins transition to new identifier replacing DUNS
The DUNS number is being phased out in favor of a non-proprietary alternative for doing business with the government.
GSA picks Ernst and Young to phase out the DUNS number
As GSA transitions to EY 's services, "the government will receive continued service from Dun & Bradstreet to maintain award reporting and data integrity."
GREAT Act gets another chance in 2019
The open data taxonomy bill is back after time ran out on it in the Senate in the 115th Congress.