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Tony Scott: White House Proposes Federal IT Modernization Fund Bill

The White House has proposed a bill that would create a $3.1 billion revolving fund to help federal agencies update their legacy information technology systems and bolster the government’s cybersecurity posture. U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott, a 2016 Wash100 recipient, wrote in a blog entry posted Friday the White House’s proposal calls for …

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GSA’s 18F Assembles Open Source Code Repositories on GitHub

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has assembled repositories that contain open source code on its GitHub account in an effort to help federal government employees reuse the code for their work and personal use. Britta Gustafson, content designer at 18F, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the code …

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Wash Biz Journal: GSA Restarts Search for New TSA HQ

The General Services Administration has restarted its search for a new Transportation Security Administration headquarters after a federal court rescinded GSA’s selection of Victory Center in Alexandria to house TSA, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. TSA had initially planned to move into the Victory Center in 2018 but its transition to new headquarters will be delayed until mid-2020 following an amended …

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Anne Rung, Tony Scott: OMB Seeks to Improve Mobile Device, Service Acquisition Through New Policy

The Office of Management and Budget has released a policy that seeks to improve the way federal agencies acquire and manage mobile devices and related services in compliance with the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. OMB drafted Category Management Policy 16-2 in an effort to improve pricing and reduce duplication of contracts …

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Denise Turner Roth: GSA Should Ensure Small Businesses Have Access to Federal Contracting Tools

Denise Turner Roth, head of the General Services Administration, has launched an effort to make it easier for small businesses to access data and tools related to the federal contracting process. “We must ensure that our agency provides opportunities for suppliers across the board, most especially small, young and women-owned businesses,” Roth …

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