Acquisition

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Better Pricing, Better Value: Better Shopping Equals A Better Schedule 70

We heard from procurement leaders across government that price variability on Schedules was a problem, and similar concerns were raised in an extensive OIG audit. We agree with these concerns, which is why we have been working for the past three years to fundamentally transform the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.

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How Telematics Can Revolutionize Government Fleet Management

Poor asset utilization is simply the failure to extract the maximum possible value out of your assets. For governments with large fleets, utilization issues almost invariably trace back to decision makers not having access to information on the status of their vehicles — including what assets they have, their location, their availability, and whether they… Read more »

Focusing on the EIS Customer Experience

Note: This is a guest blog post by Amando E. Gavino Jr., Director, Office of Network Services, ITS/FAS/GSA. He is responsible for a portfolio of acquisition vehicles that provide government agencies with a diverse set of telecommunications solutions, including Networx, Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS), SATCOM, Enterprise Mobility, Connections II, and the Federal Relay Service. On… Read more »

ITS Builds Partnerships Improve Health IT

In February 2016, we started a strategic seven-year partnership with the Defense Health Agency (DHA) that represents an estimated $5.4 billion in spend for critical Health IT services and solutions (GSA-DHA Health IT Partnership, 2/4/2016. In just a few short months, it’s already succeeded and proven a model of how we can work across federal… Read more »