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Denise Turner Roth: USDS Launches New Portal on GSA Website to Offer Digital Services Procurement Advice

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The U.S. Digital Service has added a new online portal to the General Services Administration’s Acquisition Gateway website that aims to provide government agencies information on how to procure digital services, Federal News Radio reported Monday. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced the launch of the TechFAR Hub during her keynote speech …

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GSA Opens Pedestrian Processing Facility, Transit Center at San Ysidro Land Port of Entry

San Ysidro Port of Entry

The General Services Administration and the Customs and Border Protection have led the opening ceremony for a pedestrian processing facility and a transit center near the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry in California. The GSA-built 22,300-square-foot PedWest pedestrian infrastructure lies to the west of the San Ysidro LPOE and comprises twelve …

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Dan Tangherlini: GSA’s 18F Unit Helps Refresh Federal IT Acquisition Efforts

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Dan Tangherlini, former General Services Administration chief, has said he believes GSA’s 18F organization should be given a chance to help foster innovation and modernize federal government information technology acquisition in an interview with Government Technology posted Tuesday. “People are deeply satisfied with the work that 18F is doing … this is an internal government agency …

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GSA Seeks New Tech Transformation Service Commissioner

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The General Services Administration has begun its search for a new Technology Transformation Service commissioner who will work to manage the organization and the agencies it supports. GSA said Monday the new commissioner will lead efforts to help agencies develop, purchase and share technologies designed to serve the public and contribute to the government’s digital transformation. “Improving technology services …

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GSA Launches Big Data Mgmt Platform for Open Data & Transparency Goals

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The General Services Administration has developed a government big data management platform designed to address data analysis speed and accuracy demand and support the government’s mission to promote openness, transparency and accessibility. GSA said Thursday its Data to Decisions program was recognized at the 10th Annual Red Hat Innovation Awards open source technology event for its …

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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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