Tom Sharpe

Tom Sharpe: GSA Aims to be One-Stop Shop for Federal IT Acquisition Services

Tom Sharpe The General Services Administration is working to establish a centralized procurement system to accommodate the information technology needs of federal agencies, FCW reported ...
Valerie-Parlave

Valerie Parlave Appointed FBI HR Branch Executive Assistant Director

Valerie Parlave, formerly a deputy assistant director at the FBI’s Washington Field Office, has been named executive assistant director of the agency’s human resources branch. Parlave ...
big data

Report: Fed Managers Should Ask Data Questions, Determine Quality/Impact Before Investing in Tech

Federal managers should invest in technology that would help them extract insights from data and base their investment decision on the specific problems and information they want ...
WhiteHouse

White House Forms Team to Help Agencies Refine Digital Services

The Obama administration has formed a group that will be tasked to advise federal agencies on delivering public service through digital platforms. U.S. Digital Service aims to promote ...
Maria-Contreras-Sweet

Maria Contreras-Sweet: Federal Contracts for Small Firms Up $62B Over 5 Years

Maria Contreras-Sweet The Small Business Administration has announced that government agencies have awarded contracts worth more than $83 billion combined to small businesses in 2013, ...
Congress

Bipartisan House Bill Seeks to Reform Federal IT Acquisition Practices

A bipartisan House of Representatives group has introduced a bill to overhaul the process by which federal agencies procure information technology products and services. The Reforming ...
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 ...