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  • Bounce Quarry's picture
    Bounce Quarry
    The governmentwide Professional Services Category is inviting small, mid-tier and large businesses industry partners to participate in the next series of Information Exchange Forums in early December. The purpose of the IEF is to capture industry data, insight and recommendations on category specific issues in a structured manner that supports business cases and category management strategic plans.
     
    Last Activity: 11/12/2020 2:50 PM
    in Professional Services Category
     
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  • GSA MSO's picture
    GSA MSO
    Due to contractual quantity limitations, new V7 and V8.1 card stock orders may exceed the typical 18 week for V7, and 8 week for V8.1 delivery time frame. In the near-term, the MSO will work with Agencies that placed card stock orders to adjust the order quantities until the next shipment of card stock is received. Agencies are encouraged to use central print until the card stock shortage is alleviated. 
     
    Last Activity: 11/12/2020 11:49 AM
    in USAccess Blue Top Interact Site
     
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    GSA MSO
    The MSO has finalized its USAccess Duplicate Record Deletion policy to outline when the MSO’s System Security Officer (SSO) will need to take action to remove duplicate applicant records from USAccess. When a duplicate is flagged by the system, the Agency’s assigned Agency Security Officer (ASO) must take action to identify the duplicate records, clear/confirm the record or mark the record for deletion. There are two instances in which the ASO will not be able to mark records for deletion:
     
    Last Activity: 11/12/2020 11:47 AM
    in USAccess Blue Top Interact Site
     
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    GSA MSO
    Attention HSPD-12 Program managers and leaders, please send us your Technical User Group contact information via email. Emails should be sent to GSAMSO@gsa.gov. Include your primary and secondary technical support contact’s name, email address, and telephone number.
     
    Last Activity: 11/12/2020 11:44 AM
    in USAccess Blue Top Interact Site
     
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    GSA MSO
    To meet NIST, OMB and GSA OGP deadlines in ensuring agencies have the approved PIV card, the MSO will be establishing an opt-in deadline. Agencies can now opt-in to use both Idemia V7 and V8.1 PIV card types using the USAccess Card Profile Type Opt-In Form.
     
    Last Activity: 11/12/2020 11:42 AM
    in USAccess Blue Top Interact Site
     
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  • GSA MSO's picture
    GSA MSO
    Changes/updates since last Blue Top October 9-12, 2020: Release 19.0 was implemented in production. The final Release Notice is posted to the Agency Lead Portal and was sent out following implementation. Please note that MCU and LA workstations must be updated with the latest installers to maintain full functionality with Release 19.0. November 7-8, 2020: Routine monthly maintenance was completed as scheduled. Planned system events
     
    Last Activity: 11/12/2020 11:32 AM
    in USAccess Blue Top Interact Site
     
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    MAS Blogger
    Over the weekend of Oct. 10, 2020, the supplier side of GSA’s eBuy platform was updated for security purposes to a two-step, multi-factor authentication (MFA) process using GSA FAS ID - a secure, centralized identity management system that lets users access many GSA applications with one email and password. GSA FAS ID was created as part of our overall IT modernization effort and has already been implemented on the FAS Sales Reporting Portal (SRP), GSA Advantage Purchase Order Portal, GSA Vendor Portal, and the Mass Mod Portal.
     
    Last Activity: 11/9/2020 11:26 AM
    in Multiple Award Schedule
     
    Chartsell
    Do you have any instructions about how to add new points of contact for eBuy access? I'm not sure how to do this in the new FAS ID system.
    MAS Blogger
    Hello, thank you for reaching out to the MAS PMO. For technical instructions please contact the Vendor Support Center Helpdesk: 877-495-4849 or vendor.support@gsa.gov.
    Chartsell
    For anyone else who ends up here, vendor support provided me with the following instructions: To add/delete anyone else who will need access to eBuy, click on Profile up in the top right hand corner and you should see where you can add a POC (name,...Read More
  • GSA Catalog Management's picture
    GSA Catalog Man...
     We recently had the opportunity to engage a subset of MAS contractors via a series of Focus Groups. The intent of the discussions was  to socialize our catalog project plans and solicit industry feedback.
     
    Last Activity: 11/7/2020 10:00 PM
    in GSA Catalog Management
     
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    GSA Catalog Man...
    The Catalog Management team recently briefed members of industry at the National Industries for the Blind (NIB) Distributor Forum. We are sharing our presentation materials with all of you (attached). In this deck you will find updates on the three main components of our work:
     
    Last Activity: 11/6/2020 1:59 PM
    in GSA Catalog Management
     
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  • kengoldman's picture
    kengoldman
    The latest version of the beta.SAM.gov Update Newsletter is now available.  You can download a PDF version of the newsletter on Interact, or you can find it on GSA.gov/IAE on the landing page of the Integrated Award Environment. This issue gives updates about: - The government transition from the DUNS Number to the Unique Entity Identifier, and - Contract data reports transition to beta.SAM.gov.
     
    Last Activity: 11/4/2020 11:27 AM
    in Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Industry Community
     
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