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Are contractors worrying too much over GSA’s data rule?

Many government contractors are worried, fearful and in disbelief about the General Services Administration’s implementation of its Transactional Data Rule.

There are calls for delays in implementation and more training for contracting officers and contracting specialists. 47 more words


GSA moves one step closer to replacing DUNS

The General Services Administration took an important step toward reducing its reliance on a proprietary business entity identifier system in government contracting.

The agency released a request for information on Feb. 28 more words


GSA Moves Closer to Ending Reliance on DUNS Numbers in Contracting

The General Services Administration on Wednesday solicited information from industry on planned reforms to the governmentwide system for identifying and validating businesses.

Since the 1970s, agencies have relied on the proprietary Dun & Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System, or DUNS number, as the main tag for files on companies that bid for federal contracts. 15 more words


3 takeaways from an anxious GSA roundtable with industry

The General Services Administration’s courtship of the private sector appears to remain very much in the anxiety stage, at least when it comes to its Transactional Data Reporting rule. 53 more words


GSA’s TDR roundtable: Can we talk?

This week, GSA hosted a roundtable discussion on the Transactional Data Reporting rule and what it means for GSA’s agency customers and contractors. After listening to the TDR roundtable dialogue, the question that arises is whether GSA is actively listening to the questions and concerns of its customers and its contractors. 10 more words


H. J. Res. 37 -Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation

Virginia Foxx (Republican – North Carolina) introduced House Joint Resolution 37 to nullify the rule submitted by the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. 94 more words


Make the Multiple Award Schedules great again!

Over the years, the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) program has been the leading federal market facilitator, bringing together commercial firms (small, medium, and large) and customer agencies. 58 more words