Federal Procurement Data System

  • White House, GSA positions on e-commerce platforms perplex industry association

    The Coalition for Government Procurement, an industry association, asked White House advisor Peter Navarro to further explain how the President’s executive order and GSA’s e-commerce platform solicitation fit together.

  • DoD could award more contracts to companies with disabled workforce

    DoD wants to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement a demonstration project giving Defense agencies more incentive to purchase contracts directly from eligible firms employing those with severe disabilities.

  • Dump DUNS? Maybe it’s starting

    The Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation will change the way it provides public feeds of procurement data on Nov. 21. The General Services Administration, which runs FPDS-NG, said the public ATOM feeds will be updated by masking select data elements, specifically company’s DUNS number.

  • OFPP wants agencies to certify contracting data quality

    Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon issued a memo asking for agencies to improve their internal controls for collecting and submitting acquisition data. The Federal Procurement Data System has had data quality issues for more than a decade.

  • Helping small businesses get government contracts

    Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of the American Small Business Coalition joins host Markt Amtower to talk about the organization, and how it helps companies that want to do business with the government. May 30, 2011 (Encore presentation June 6, 2011)