This week on Off the Shelf, Sonny Hashmi, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Commissioner, provides an update on the state of FAS, including outlining the ongoing realignment of the organization. Hashmi addresses the new organizational approach breaking down stove pipes to better respond to customer agency needs and industry partner engagement.
He also discusses the latest on implementation of Transactional Data Reporting (TDR) across the Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) and what industry partners can expect. IT Modernization if a high priority for FAS and Hashmi talks about some key initiatives, including the progress being made to towards the launch of the FAS Catalog Platform.
Hashnmi gives an update on buy.gsa.gov, which was launched in 2022 and employs human-centered design to support customer agencies acquisition planning and market research, and he shares some little know tidbits about FAS and the unique role it plays in supporting the federal government.