GSA’s Search for a New Agile Software Procurement Vehicle

Government Sales Insider

Kevin Shaker_65 x 85by Kevin Shaker, Analyst, Market Intelligence

Many view GSA to {139d2873-a0fe-4038-b1d6-98fbd57fb9ba}_GSAbe a regulatory value-add agency with a budget designed to assist other agencies with their strategic plans. However, GSA is not just composed of grant money, and occasionally creates an opportunity for industry to engage directly. With constantly shrinking budgets it is undoubtedly difficult to find the right office to help build out systems, so when a small agency such as the GSA comes out with a large initiative, you better be on your toes. Since the majority of agencies are facing funding cuts — in a world of ever evolving technology demands — the GSA has submitted an RFI on Federal Business Opportunities for a new procurement vehicle pertaining to agile software development. This BPA (blanket purchase agreement) will shorten the software acquisition cycle for agile software procurement to less than a month’s time — making it comparable to…

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