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GSA Aims to Support Agencies’ Tech Modernization Efforts Via New Service Line

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The General Services Administration has created a third service line to help federal agencies identify and acquire tools and platforms to digitally transform their organizations. GSA established the Technology Transformation Service organization to house the agency’s digital services group 18F, Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies and Presidential Innovation Fellows program, the agency said …

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GSA’s 18F Hub Unveils New Contract Forecasting Tool


The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services organization has introduced an open source tool designed to display contract forecasting opportunities as part of GSA’s effort to help companies do business with the government. 18F sought to apply feedback it received from small businesses on topics such as types of information companies need to …

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Federal Times: GSA to Handle All Health IT Contracts for DHA

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The General Services Administration will handle contracts for the Defense Health Agency‘s health information technology requirements under a DHA memo sent April 25, Federal Times reported Monday. Aaron Boyd writes that DHA Component Acquisition Executive Michael O’Bar signed the memo to require health agency procurement officers to use GSA’s governmentwide acquisition contracts and schedules for all IT …

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Reps. Steve Chabot, Nydia Velazquez Ask GSA for Updates on Small Business Contracting Efforts

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House Small Business Committee Chairman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) and Ranking Member Nydia Velazquez (D-New York) have asked the General Services Administration for updates on the agency’s efforts to give small businesses opportunities in competitions for federal contracts. Chabot and Velazquez told GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth in a letter published April 5 that GSA has made …

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GSA Selects 4 Winning Teams on Earth Day Hackathon

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The General Services Administration hosted an event Friday to encourage multiple teams of government employees, students and industry professionals to develop eco-friendly technology ideas. The Earth Day Hackathon took place at GSA’s headquarters in Washington and drew 49 participants from the public and private sectors, the agency said Friday. GSA awarded $3,750 in cash prizes to the competition’s …

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GSA to Release RFPs for Alliant 2, Small Business Track in June


The General Services Administration plans to release the request for proposals regarding the Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contract and its small business component sometime in the second half of June. GSA said Thursday that Alliant 2 and Alliant 2 Small Business contracting officers could also release two separate presolicitation announcements on the Federal Business Opportunities website at least …

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Mary Davie: GSA Launches Program to Help Startups Chase IT Schedule 70 Contracts

Mary Davie

The General Services Administration has introduced a new program for startup companies to pursue potential opportunities on the agency’s Schedule 70 contract vehicle in an effort to address technology demands at agencies. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the Office of Integrated Technology Services within GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in a blog post published …

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GSA Unveils Real Estate Sustainability Practices Tool


The General Services Administration has introduced a new tool intended to help users identify and apply sustainable building practices in the design of workplaces. GSA said Wednesday the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings developed the Sustainable Facilities Tool website as an interactive tool that is meant to guide users on …

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GSA’s 18F Eyes Continuous System Security Plan Updates Through Compliance Masonry Tool

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The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has developed a tool that aims to help federal information security personnel continuously update their system security plans with code in an effort to manage risks and protect data infrastructure from network intrusions. Mossadeq Zia, Gabriel Ramirez and Noah Kunin write in a blog post published …

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GSA to Invest $947M in Federal Courthouse Construction, Renovation Projects; Denise Turner Roth Comments

Denise Turner Roth

The General Services Administration has unveiled a $947 million investment plan to support the construction and renovation works on federal courthouses in eight communities across the U.S. Denise Turner Roth, GSA administrator and inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2016, said Monday the investment seeks to address security and space …

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