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Robert Cardillo: NGA Forms Commercial GEOINT Procurement Program With GSA As Part of Open Content Strategy

Robert Cardillo

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said NGA partnered with the General Services Administration to establish a program that seeks to facilitate the adoption and acquisition of commercial data and analysis services as part of NGA’s open content strategy. Cardillo told members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday that the Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive …

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Denise Turner Roth Talks Plans for GSA’s Tech Transformation Service

Denise Turner Roth

Denise Turner Roth, head of the General Services Administration, told Federal Times in an interview published Monday that she expects the Technology Transformation Service to help GSA demonstrate how emerging technology platforms could be applied in the government space. “So that’s everything from the implementation, the exploration of what’s coming on deck …

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David Shive: GSA’s 18F Hub Plans to Recover Costs in 2019

David Shive

Dave Shive, acting commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s technology transformation service, has said GSA’s 18F digital services organization plans to become cost recoverable by 2019, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes Shive told a MeriTalk event audience that 18F is required to be cost recoverable and the organization is faced with a challenge …

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GSA Creates 4 New Schedule 70 Cyber Special Item Numbers

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The General Services Administration has established four special item numbers for “highly adaptive” cybersecurity service offerings under GSA’s Information Technology Schedule 70 contracting vehicle to support the White House’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan. GSA said Monday all Schedule 70 vendors that offer penetration testing, incident response, cyber hunt and risk and vulnerability assessment services will …

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GSA’s David Shive: Agencies Need to Modernize IT Systems Even Without Legislation

David Shive

David Shive, chief information officer of the General Services Administration, has said federal agencies should update legacy systems whether or not Congress takes legislative action on the matter, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes Shive, who also serves as acting commissioner at GSA’s Technology Transformation Service, described the White House’s proposed bill to …

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GSA Seeks to Add ‘Other Direct Costs’ to Multiple-Award Schedule Program; Tom Sharpe Comments

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The General Services Administration has released a new policy change proposal that seeks to add other direct costs to the Multiple Award Schedule program to support agency access to order-level materials. The proposed GSA Regulation rule is intended to help customer agencies and industry partners to respectively procure and provide OLMs through …

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Tiffany Hixson: GSA Aims to Shed Light on Agencies’ ‘Other’ Professional Services Procurement

Tiffany Hixson

The General Services Administration has launched a strategy that aims to help government agencies change the way they procure and manage professional services, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes GSA has found that agencies spend approximately $63 billion annually on professional services and that up to 40 percent of that acquisitions are labeled …

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GAO Asks OMB, GSA, PIC to Work on Performance.gov Requirement Compliance, Usability

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office has called on the Office of Management and Budget, General Services Administration and Performance Improvement Council to address Performance.gov’s usability and compliance with federal requirements. GAO said Tuesday OMB, GSA and PIC’s efforts to update the government performance information website do not meet certain DigitalGov requirements for federal websites as well as …

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GSA Opens Online Auction for 631-Acre Former USDA Research Facility

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The General Services Administration has put up a former Agriculture Department research facility for public sale through an online auction that started on Aug. 15. GSA said Wednesday the Fresno, Ohio-based North Appalachian Experimental Watershed Research Facility is a 631-acre property that consists of 21 buildings and forest, crop and pasture lands. USDA built NAEW in the …

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