Federal Marketplace Strategy
Laura Stanton named assistant commissioner of the IT Category at GSA
She's held the role in an acting capacity since June 8. Bill Zielinski previously was in charge of the IT Category office.
GSA begins Phase 3 of Multiple Award Schedule consolidation
MAS holders must consolidate their multiple contracts into one per unique entity identifier (UEI) to simplify acquisition.
GSA clarifies requirements for commercial e-marketplace contract awards
The agency isn't looking to develop a new platform and gave offerors room to exclude specified technical data from government use.
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.
Federal Acquisition Service commissioner resigns
Alan Thomas' departure comes two days after Multiple Award Schedules Consolidation, but three other pillars of the Federal Marketplace Strategy remain unfinished.
GSA issues solicitation for e-commerce portals project
It's the latest step toward the requirement set out in the Fiscal 2018 NDAA.