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GSA Purchases Frederick County, VA Site for FBI Central Records Complex

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The U.S. General Services Administration has purchased 59 acres of land in Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia for $4.75 million to house the FBI‘s future Central Records Complex as the bureau seeks to comply with the National Archives‘ record storage requirements. GSA aims to help the FBI consolidate its records from 265 current locations and continue efforts …

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Phaedra Chrousos to Leave Tech Transformation Service Commissioner Post at GSA

Phaedra Chrousos

Phaedra Chrousos, commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service organization, is due to leave her current role July 15. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that agency Chief Information Officer David Shive will take on Chrousos’ duties on an acting basis after she steps down until the agency finds a …

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GSA Issues Final Transactional Data Reporting Rule; Tom Sharpe Comments

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The General Services Administration has released a final rule on its transactional data reporting process in an effort to help simplify the tracking and disclosure requirements for federal contractors. GSA said Wednesday the rule will be published on Thursday and is applicable across the agency’s contract vehicles for information related to government purchases of goods and …

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GSA Seeks to Collect Transactional Procurement Data Via Final Rule; Tom Sharpe, Anne Rung Comment

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The General Services Administration has finalized a rule that requires federal contractors to report transactional acquisition data and eliminate disclosure and tracking requirements for contractors. GSA will implement the Transactional Data Reporting rule in an effort to collect data on prices paid by agency clients, product description, standard part numbers and …

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GSA, Research Institute Partner to Explore Sustainable Landscapes for Gov’t Properties

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The General Services Administration has partnered with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas to study “high-performance landscapes” that can be applied on federal properties. Sylvia Hernandez, GSA regional administrator for the Greater Southwest region, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the partnership aims to identify sustainable landscaping options for the agency’s government …

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DoD’s ‘4th Estate’ Agencies to Procure Professional Services Via GSA’s OASIS; Tiffany Hixson Comments

Tiffany Hixson

The office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics has signed an agreement with the General Services Administration to allow “4th Estate” agencies to procure professional services through GSA’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services and OASIS Small Business contract vehicles. GSA said Thursday the 4th Estate covers 28 Defense Department agencies …

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GSA’s 18F Hub Selects FBI & Treasury For Digital Acquisition Initiative Pilot

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has chosen the FBI and the Treasury Department as the first participants of a new initiative that aims to help agencies adopt emerging digital acquisition practices. FBI and Treasury officials will join the Digital Acquisition Accelerator project that includes basic training in human-centered design, lean-agile methodologies, …

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Mary Davie: GSA, NASA, NIH to Conduct IT Hardware Buying Events Through September 2016

Mary Davie

The General Services Administration, NASA and the National Institutes of Health will each hold buying events from June to September in an effort to increase participation of federal agencies in the Government-wide Strategic Solution for Desktops and Laptops initiative. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at …

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