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GSA Seeks Associate CIO to Manage Agency’s Enterprise Infrastructure

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The General Service Administration looks for a candidate to fill the role of associate chief information officer for enterprise infrastructure and operations. A notice posted July 11 on the USAJobs website states the associate CIO will report directly to tGSA’s deputy CIO and be responsible for information technology infrastructure management and IT support and integration programs …

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Mikey Dickerson, Anne Rung: OFPP, USDS Partner to Create Digital Services Acquisition Platform

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The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and the U.S. Digital Service have collaborated to develop a web-based platform designed to help agencies access practical tools and resources to facilitate digital services procurement activities. Federal Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung and USDS Administrator Mikey Dickerson wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the TechFAR …

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

Denise Turner Roth

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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Federal News Radio: Roopangi Kadakia Named VA CISO

Roopangi Kadakia

Roopangi Kadakia — program executive for security operations, web services and information management at NASA — has been appointed as chief information security officer of the  Department of Veteran Affairs, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes LaVerne Council, VA assistant secretary for information and technology, told department employees in an email that Kadakia …

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18F’s Cloud Services Platform Gains FedRAMP Ready Status

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has received Federal Risk and Authorization Program Ready status for a cloud collaboration website the group built for government use. 18F said Monday it began to work toward the FedRAMP compliant evaluation process for cloud.gov and aims to obtain FedRAMP certification in November. “Getting Provisional Authority to Operate from …

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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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Rep. Kevin McCarthy Introduces Bill to Codify Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) has introduced new legislation that looks to codify the Presidential Innovation Fellows program into a long-term project under General Services Administration management, Fedscoop reported Monday. Kayla Nick-Kearney writes the TALENT Act of 2016 also aims to create a PIF program advisory board that will help guide the team’s project …

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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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