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    OASIS Blogger
    This week I’d like to cycle back to the theme of Communications. If you’ve been paying attention to our announcements here, you will know that we recently posted details about our Information Forums at GSA Expo. I’d like to provide you all a little more insight into the nature of those sessions. GSA Expo will be held in San Antonio, TX from May 15 thru May 17. GSA Expo provides extensive training opportunities to federal, state, and local government employees and military members as well as showcases the wide variety of goods and services available on GSA contract vehicles. 
     
    Last Activity: 5/9/2012 9:00 AM
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    OASIS Blogger
    4.26.12 The Coalition for Government Procurement – Guest Speaker - Jim Ghiloni, OASIS Program Mgr Moderator: Roger Waldron, President, The Coalition for Government Procurement RW: Greetings & Introduction JG: PEO for OASIS contract…was called Integrations and is now known as OASIS. Brief Background:
     
    Last Activity: 5/1/2012 11:25 AM
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    OASIS Blogger
    Today, I was fortunate enough to be able to speak to TechAmerica's Federal Civil Group about OASIS. As stated previously, when I attend meetings like this, I will share my presentation (if any) along with a summary of the discussion, in the interests of transparency. I provided an overview of the OASIS program:  its background, challenges, and benefits. The presentation is attached here. During the conversation, I reiterated the themes I've been discussing in my blog.
     
    Last Activity: 4/18/2012 2:38 PM
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    OASIS Blogger
    Hello! For those of you visiting this community today, you may be asking yourselves, “What’s OASIS?” As you can see, Integrations has been renamed. OASIS, the official name of our new total professional services solution with an IT component, stands for One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services. We believe this new name, generated with input from industry members, is representative of the true value this vehicle will bring to the Federal government. 
     
    Last Activity: 4/11/2012 1:46 PM
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    WilliamMagrath
    Looking forward to learning more.
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    OASIS Blogger
    Hello everyone and welcome (back) to the newly-christened OASIS blog. Thank you for all the great feedback on our new name! I hope you are all as excited by it as we are here. 
     
    Last Activity: 4/5/2012 8:36 AM
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    Integrations Blogger
    Welcome to the Integrations blog! My name is Jim Ghiloni and I’m the new Integrations PMO team lead. I wanted to come here and post a little about myself and provide a quick update. First, though, I want to take the opportunity to thank my predecessor, Lisa Maguire, for all the outstanding work she has done getting us to this point with Integrations. She has built an incredible foundation here and I look forward to the chance to continue along the path she has laid down. Thanks, Lisa! 
     
    Last Activity: 3/27/2012 7:13 AM
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    Susan Milich
    Congratulations, Jim, on your new appointment as PM of Integrations.  The AAS group provided a wealth of valuable information and examples of the need for this new vehicle as I worked with GSA to develop the Business Case Analysis for...Read More
    Integrations Blogger
    Thank you, Susan!
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    Integrations Blogger
    Greetings! Since the launch of the Integrations Industry Community in November 2011, GSA’s goal has been to provide industry with as much information as possible about this exciting new business offering. As Director of Acquisition Operations in the Office of General Supplies and Services, I would like to join the conversation for the first time and take this opportunity to personally update you regarding the progress of Integrations.
     
    Last Activity: 3/21/2012 11:52 AM
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    MCGroupInc
    Welcome Jim. Previously there has been some discussion on this blog re strategy.  Many small businesses are in favor of a phased proposal process which lowers the cost for lots of firms and also can make it a bit easier for gov't evaluators....Read More
    Integrations Blogger
    Thank you for your feedback concerning a phased approach to the proposal process, we will consider this as we move forward with the acquisition strategy.  Integrations awards will be limited to best-in-class contractors and, unlike the MAS program,...Read More
    T Payton
    As a small business, I am very encouraged by this forum and glad to see the executive level participation and the topics initiated by the Integrations Blogger.Exciting stuff.
    Integrations Blogger
    Thank you, Trena! I am excited to be a part of this exciting new acquisition solution. GSA is committed to making the contract development process as transparent as possible, and ensure maximum participation by agencies and industry throughout this...Read More
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    Integrations Blogger
    Welcome back to the Integrations blog!
     
    Last Activity: 3/9/2012 2:03 PM
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    MCGroupInc
    Lisa, any broad information at this time on what some of the big milestones might be as you move forward to publish an RFP?
    Integrations Blogger
     Thank you for your interest in Integrations. First, let me correct the assumption. Integrations is not a GWAC; it is a multi-agency, multiple award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity task and delivery order contract. GWACs are for Information...Read More
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    Integrations Blogger
     
    Last Activity: 2/27/2012 3:02 PM
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    Integrations Blogger
    Thank you for two more creative suggestions for renaming Integrations.  Both are thought-provoking!  We are also interested in one-word names that are not acronyms but that evoke the sense of the acquisition - kind of like FUSION does.  ...Read More
    CRyan
    Professional Service Solutions and Technology: PSST Also, if you just want a word that captures the idea, but has not been overused, how about "immix?"
    Integrations Blogger
    Thank you for your interest in renaming Integrations.  Immix will be considered along with the other suggestions we have received.
    eterhaar
    I do like the name "Fusion", however here are some "one-word" ideas to consider that are not necessarily acronyms.  All somewhat play off the idea of "coming together", "one" and/or "integrate...Read More
    Integrations Blogger
    Thank you for your many suggestions of new names for Integrations.  We value your input!
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    Integrations Blogger
    Welcome back to the Integrations blog! GSA received some questions regarding the program that we'd like to answer publicly so that everyone has the same information:
     
    Last Activity: 2/24/2012 11:26 AM
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