New Plan Will Change How Feds Buy IT Spend Tracking Tech

The Office of Management and Budget plans to direct agencies to follow a specific schedule when buying technology that tracks agency IT spend, according to an updated Request for Information posted by the General Services Administration on FedBizOpps Aug. 5. In addition, a support system is being established to streamline the process.

Under the plan, when agencies buy technology business management (TBM) tools and services, which help agencies track IT spending down to a lower levels, agencies are directed to use GSA IT Schedule 70. This schedule shortens the procurement cycle and ensures vendor compliance with laws and regulations.

Read more at Federal Times

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