These Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and GSA documents explain how to use SmartBUY and how it affects software acquisitions.
|SmartBUY blanket purchase agreement (BPA) template
Sample SmartBUY agreement template for industry partners.
|Electronic Records Management Tools
Encourages agencies to use SmartBUY’s records management software agreement to comply with federal records management mandates.
|Oracle SmartBUY Agreement
OMB memo announcing the agreement with Oracle USA, Inc.
|SmartBUY Waiver Process
GSA will notify federal agencies 30 days before we are about to award a new SmartBUY contract. After that, agencies are expected to refrain from entering into agreements within that market category, line of business, or the identified software title without a waiver from GSA. This document describes the process to request a waiver.
|Interim SmartBUY Procedures
Directions for agencies to use while the SmartBUY program ramps up. Agencies should use SmartBUY for all software requirements covered by a specific agreement, check with GSA before entering into other agreements, and notify GSA of any upcoming large software purchases.
|Maximizing Use of SmartBUY and Avoiding Duplication of Agency Activities with the Presidents 24 E-Gov Initiatives
Clarifies what agencies should do to prepare for SmartBUY, including:
|Bush Administration Moves to Get Volume Discounts on Software
OMB’s announcement of the SmartBUY software initiative and its anticipated benefits.
|Reducing Cost and Improving Quality in Federal Purchases of Commercial Software
Establishes the SmartBUY initiative.