News for the Federal Acquisition Workforce

Acquisition Today: News for the Federal Acquisition Workforce

October 10, 2018

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Use OASIS to Reduce Cost and Increase Efficiencies

Procuring complex integrated professional services is easier and faster with GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services OASIS. OASIS offers flexible contracting solutions for your complex professional service needs to reduce duplication of contracting efforts. OASIS and OASIS Small Business (SB) are multiple awards, IDIQ contracts that provide flexible and innovative solutions for complex professional services.

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Last Chance to Sign Up!

Join us in a virtual conference as we celebrate the launch of Acquisition Open Opportunities! The “Acquisition Open Opportunities Summit: Endless Possibilities” will be kicked off by Lesley A. Field, Deputy Administrator, OFPP on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. ET.  During this virtual conference, you will hear success stories from Acquisition Open Opportunities participants. Sign up to learn how this platform can help your organization! “See” you there! (For more information on Open Opportunities, visit here.)

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Free Classroom Training in Washington, DC, is Here!

FAI is pleased to announce a fabulous array of free FAC-C and FAC-COR classroom training in metropolitan Washington, DC, for FY2019. There is no tuition cost charged to students or their agencies for this training. Review the schedule and enroll in these classes as soon as you can.  Seats will fill quickly.

Gateway U

Registration is LIVE for Gateway U (Oct 29 - Nov 9)!

Acquisition Gateway University is a two-week program of daily webinars designed to help you get the most from the tools and resources on the Gateway. Topics for this session cover acquisition planning, market research, live demos of the IGCE tool, and much more! Gateway U is open exclusively to federal agency personnel. Earn 1 CLP for each fully attended class.  Register today!

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Is It Accessible?

Did you know that any information technology (IT) the Federal government buys, builds or uses must, by law, be accessible for persons with disabilities? has step-by-step guidance on how to address accessibility in contracting and procurement.

Agency Tools Now Available for all 10 Govt-.wide Categories

Great news - Agency Profile Reports (APRs) for nine spend categories are accessible in the new Gov-Wide Category Agency Profile Report tool!  These tools were introduced in the September monthly dashboard demo, and there is a summary of the available user views and helpful information in an APR Playbook on the Gateway.  LEARN MORE.

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