The General Services Administration (GSA) took its first step toward launching a modernized agency-wide contract-writing system by awarding Sevatec a $7.5 million pilot phase task order.
Dubbed the Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (CALM) system, it will consolidate and standardize the Federal Acquisition Service‘s many internal processes and systems accounting for $60 billion in goods and services procured governmentwide annually.
CALM will also streamline suppliers’ ability to submit offers and manage contracts they’re awarded.
“CALM marks the beginning of a new era in agency-wide, end-to-end contract management and administration,” said Judith Zawatsky, assistant commissioner of the Office of Systems Management within FAS, in the announcement. “Our goal with CALM is to provide a comprehensive, flexible, scalable and highly configurable solution for all types of contract actions, from the simplest to the most complex.”
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