System for Award Management

The federal government’s procurement portal leaves beta with focus on data security


The new website offers secure entity registration from the homepage, displays Unique Entity Identifiers, and tweaks search filters.

Catalog management leads GSA’s planned federal marketplace updates for 2021


Also: will lose the "beta" with an IAE merger this spring.

OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says


In a new report, GAO found OMB's category management initiative focused too much on how to buy things at the expense of helping agencies determine what goods and services they actually need.

GSA’s transition to new unique entity identifier delayed


The proprietary, nine-digit Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number supplied by Dun & Bradstreet will hang around a little longer.

GSA extends procurement data reports transition due to coronavirus, feedback


The agency wants to require use of the Federal Procurement Data System reports function in by year's end.

GSA pushes forward with ban on Huawei, ZTE in 2020


The Federal Acquisition Service’s first refresh of its consolidated schedule will include the ban on contracting with vendors tied to Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE.