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Next man up: Booz Allen tries its hand to modernize GSA's IAE

GSA awarded Booz Allen a $64.5 million contract over the next five years to develop a cloud service broker model using open source and cloud technologies to modernize the 10 databases that make up IAE.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Booz Allen Hamilton , GSA , Integrated Acquisition Environment , IBM , Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook

Monday - 11/03/2014, 04:44am EST
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GSA plots path ahead for once-troubled acquisition management system

GSA says its problem-plagued System for Award Management is now working, but its failures have pushed agency officials to pursue a new path to consolidate the government's approach to procurement data.

Tags: GSA , technology , acquisition , contracting , industry , Sonny Hashmi , Kevin Youel Page , open source , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 04:02am EST
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Senators push Tangherlini for assurances GSA is improving

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee members support Dan Tangherlini to be the permanent administrator of the General Services Administration. Lawmakers, however, wanted more answers about the troubled SAM program and the recent IG report on management interference of contract negotiations.

Tags: management , acquisition , GSA , Dan Tangherlini , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Claire McCaskill , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 05:26am EDT
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GSA sending resources, expertise to rescue SAM

Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini shifted responsibility for the troubled System for Award Management to the CIO's office and the Federal Acquisition Service and out of the Office of Governmentwide Policy. GSA is reconsidering all of its options, including possibly recompeting the contract for SAM. OASIS, Networks 2020 and changes to the schedules program also are making progress.

Tags: acquisition , industry , contracting , GSA , Mary Davie , Jeff Koses , Coalition for Government Procurement , Networks 2020 , strategic sourcing , IBM , pricing variability , OASIS , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 07:15am EDT
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OFPP keeping a close eye on struggling acquisition system consolidation

GSA's System for Award Management is finding its footing after a rough start. OFPP Administrator Joe Jordan said he's watching the systems' progress carefully.

Tags: acquisition , acquisition policy , OFPP , GSA , DoD , Joe Jordan , Dick Ginman , strategic sourcing , GAO , High Risk list , Interagency contracting , Coalition for Government Procurement , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 05:24am EDT
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GSA issues IBM a letter of concern for problems with procurement system

The General Services Administration's new System for Award Management (SAM) is not running smoothly one week after it launched. GSA told IBM to fix the system or face possible penalties.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , IBM , industry , GSA , technology , Jason Miller

Friday - 08/10/2012, 06:40pm EDT