System for Award Management

OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says

by • 2 months ago

In a new report, GAO found OMB's category management initiative focused too much on how to buy things at the expense of helping agencies determine what goods and services they actually need.

GSA’s transition to new unique entity identifier delayed

by • 3 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

The agency wants to require use of the Federal Procurement Data System reports function in beta.SAM.gov by year's end.

GSA pushes forward with ban on Huawei, ZTE in 2020

by • 1 year ago

The Federal Acquisition Service’s first refresh of its consolidated schedule will include the ban on contracting with vendors tied to Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE.

GSA fielding hundreds of comments daily concerning beta.SAM.gov

by • 1 year ago

Some users have taken issue with the two-factor authentication required to access the new federal awards system.

GSA begins transition to new identifier replacing DUNS

by • 2 years ago

The DUNS number is being phased out in favor of a non-proprietary alternative for doing business with the government.

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