System for Award Management

The federal government’s procurement portal leaves beta with focus on data security

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

Also: beta.SAM.gov will lose the "beta" with an IAE merger this spring.

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

by • 8 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 • 9 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 • 1 year 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 • 2 years 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.

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