Sen. Tom Coburn

Sens. Coburn, McCaskill Consider Dissolution of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service

Sen. Tom Coburn The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee recently held a hearing into the financial viability and possible dissolution of the Commerce Department‘s ...
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 ...
ContractSigning

Federal Leaders Point to Strategic Sourcing, Regulations as Factors in Future GWACs

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has hosted a panel on governmentwide acquisition contracts to discuss the issues facing GWAC providers focused ...
Cloud

GSA Plans New Cloud Computing Special Item Number

The General Services Administration is planning to create a new special item number for cloud computing services. GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service released a request for information ...
budget analysis review

OMB, GSA Formulate Plan to Drive Efficiency Across Federal Agencies

The Office of Management and Budget and General Services Administration have collaborated to develop measures to collect agency performance data and drive efficiency in spending, ...
ContractSigning

GSA Starts Procurement ‘Hallways’ to Foster Strategic Sourcing

The General Services Administration has partnered with the Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council to develop strategic sourcing processes for information technology, administration ...
GSA

Christine Harada Prioritizes Transparency, Analytics as GSA Governmentwide Policy Lead

Christine Harada, associate administrator of governmentwide policy at the General Services Administration, believes the agency could maximize efficiency by implementing strategies to ...
cybersecurity

Jim Piche: DHS, GSA Prepare for 2nd Phase of $6B Continuous Monitoring Program

The Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration plan to award six contracts under phase two of a government-wide continuous monitoring and diagnostics initiative, ...
SocialMedia

GSA Unveils Toolkits for Federal Social Media Efforts; Justin Herman Comments

The General Services Administration‘s DigitalGov office has released three new social media tool kits to aid federal agencies’ social engagement efforts in support of ...