Beta SAM

Blackfyre provides expert assistance with the transition from to, simplifying government contracting systems for federal awards management.

Beta SAM: Navigating the Transition

Welcome to Blackfyre, your trusted partner in GSA Federal Schedule Consulting. In a world of ever-evolving government contracting systems, we are uniquely poised to guide you through the challenging transition from to Leveraging our industry-leading expertise in MAS consulting and GSA schedule support, we aim to simplify the complexities of maneuvering these government platforms. Here's an insight into the upcoming transition and its implications for contractors:

Introducing The Next Phase of SAM

In an effort to transform the General Services Administration's Integrated Award Environment (IAE), the initiative emerges as a considerable milestone. This initiative is aimed at unifying the vast pool of data scattered across different government-run websites into a single platform. This one-stop service is projected to simplify the process for entities managing federal awards.

The Purpose of aspires to function as the unified, authoritative source for entities managing, making and receiving federal awards. The main goal is to replace ten individual systems with one comprehensive platform, thereby eliminating the need to maintain multiple logins and manage different systems.

Transition Timeline

In the coming years, both and will function in parallel. Currently, serves as the primary source of information, with functioning as an additional tool for searching contract opportunities, assistance listings, wage determinations, and entity registrations. The full migration to is anticipated around the fiscal year 2020, after which it will supersede as the new

Preparation for the Transition

To ensure a smooth transition, Blackfyre recommends the following strategies:

  1. Create a Account: Register early to ensure your login remains active in the future.
  2. Transition Legacy Roles: Keep your SAM login credentials up-to-date to seamlessly transfer legacy roles and permissions.
  3. Maintain Passwords: Keep your passwords for legacy systems active prior to transition.
  4. Resubscribe to WDOL: Document WD numbers, as WDOL subscriptions will not automatically transition.
  5. Familiarize with Interact with the new system to understand its features and functionalities.
  6. Beware of Solicitations: Remember, all official communications will be from a .gov domain; registrations, renewals, and updates on or are free.

Blackfyre's Commitment

Blackfyre pledges to keep you at the forefront of the government contracting landscape. Our team of top-tier GSA schedule consultants, federal supply schedule consultants, and GSA contract consultants, based in Washington, DC, are committed to delivering excellent GSA consulting services. From government proposal writing to understanding complex government price proposals and leveraging government opportunities, our expertise vaults your business above and beyond.

As change becomes the only constant, we encourage our clients and partners to stay informed and prepared. If you have any queries concerning how these updates impact your business or need assistance managing your GSA Schedule, our expert MAS consultants and GSA consultants stand ready to provide comprehensive GSA schedule consulting and support. For a GSA schedule needs assessment tailored to your business and a seamless transition to the new government contracting environment, contact us today. As the best GSA Schedule Consulting services in the region, led by a former GSA schedule reviewer, we are here to provide unrivaled service.

Pedro has extensive background as a Contracting Officer and Contract Specialist, has worked across seven federal agencies, managing contracts totaling over $1 billion in the professional and tech sectors. His notable tenure includes serving with the DoD/DARPA during the inception of their robotics program. Additionally, he played a pivotal role in initiating the Cyber Special Item Number (SIN) within the GSA's IT Schedule 70 as a Team Lead. After graduating from Harvard, he started Blackfyre to help you win your next contract.

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