Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: GSA Begins Equipment, Supply Purchasing Channel for Agencies

Tom Sharpe The General Services Administration has cleared a blanket purchasing channel for agencies to procure supplies, equipment and services from commercial vendors. GSA said Thursday ...
Norman Dong

Norman Dong: GSA Aims to Help Agencies Seize Real Estate Savings

Norman Dong The General Services Administration plans to help federal agencies leverage trends in the real estate market with the goal of reducing costs, Federal News Radio reported ...
WhiteHouse

President Obama Renews QuickPay Program for Small Business Subcontractors

President Barack Obama has moved to accelerate payments for small business subcontractors by renewing the federal government’s QuickPay initiative. The QuickPay program has become ...
AnneRung

Anne Rung Nominated to Head White House Procurement Policy Office

Anne Rung Anne Rung, a senior adviser in the Office of Management and Budget and a former official at the General Services Administration, has been nominated by President Barack Obama ...
digital government

Deltek: GSA to Unveil Alliant II Solicitations By FY 2016′s End

Deltek expects the General Services Administration to release solicitations for the Alliant II and Alliant Small Business II governmentwide contract vehicles before the end of fiscal ...
digital government

Ambit Group’s Bill Huggins: IT Strategies Must Align With Agency Mission

Bill Huggins, associate vice president at Ambit Group, proposed several strategies to help government chief information technology officers align IT programs with their agencies’ ...
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IBM’s Dan Chenok, John Lainhart: Threat Visibility Applications Vital to DHS’ CDM Program

Dan Chenok and John Lainhart, both executives at IBM Corp., believe applications for monitoring network threats and vulnerabilities are central to the Department of Homeland Security’s ...
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C. Ford Heard: VA Working to Identify Positions for ‘Acquisition Corps’

The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to establish a professional acquisition workforce of contracting officers and program managers to serve veteran needs across all IT ...
US department of homeland security

DHS Develops 4-Year Plan to Bolster National Security, Cyber Protections; Alan Cohn Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has crafted a strategic plan for the next four years to safeguard national borders and critical infrastructure from security threats, FCW reported ...
big data

Federal Agencies Highlight Big Data Applications at OSTP Workshop

The Office of Science and Technology Policy recently held a workshop to discuss big data opportunities and challenges for the government, Fedscoop reported Monday. Greg Otto writes ...