The General Services Administration is keeping contractors on their toes with the release of three acquisition initiatives — Polaris, the new small business governmentwide contract, and two requests for information around emerging technology and professional services.
Laura Stanton, Keith Nakasone and Allen Hill, members of the IT category leadership team at the General Services Administration, join host Roger Waldron on this week's Off the Shelf to discuss cloud computing, eCommerce and GSA's IT procurement and management programs.
In today's Federal Newscast, American Federation of Government Employees members say they're not ready yet to return to their offices.
The General Services Administration said in April the 8(a) STARS II govermentwide acquisition contract for IT services hit its contract ceiling, but now it has increased the vehicle’s maximum obligations to $22 billion.
Laura Stanton, currently the deputy assistant commission for GSA’s IT Category, will take over on an acting basis when Bill Zielinski leaves on June 5.
Laura Stanton, GSA’s deputy assistant commissioner for category management in the Office of IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service, said six-to-eight agencies will pilot this approach to small purchases over the next three years.
Larry Allen joined Federal Drive to talk about key shuffles, such as Laura Stanton becoming the new day-to-day manager of the General Services Administration's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecom contract.
GSA, OMB embrace Congressional enthusiasm for commercial e-commerce portals, but say several more legal changes are needed to bring the plan to fruition.
The Pentagon will help contracting officers and vendors understand what it’s buying and who is doing the buying through a new acquisition portal.
The Acquisition Gateway at the General Services Administration is the culmination of a series of initiatives the administration and the agency have been focused on for a long time. Category management and hallways are just two of the initiatives rolled into the Gateway. Laura Stanton is acting assistant commissioner for the Office of Strategy Management at GSA. She told In Depth with Francis Rose that the Acquisition Gateway team makes updates and improvements to the tool all the time.
GSA officials want feedback on new digital tools designed to help acquisition workers cut back on cost and time when choosing contracts.
The Acquisition Gateway at the General Services Administration is the culmination of a series of initiatives the administration and the agency have been focused on for a long time. Category management and hallways are just two of the initiatives rolled into the Acquisition Gateway. Laura Stanton is acting assistant commissioner for the Office of Strategy Management at the General Services Administration. She tells In Depth with Francis Rose the idea for the Acquisition Gateway sprung from talking to acquisition professionals in government.
The White House is interested government procurement. No, not the Office of Management and Budget, which includes the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, but the actual West Wing.