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GSA’s 18F Unveils Cloud.gov IaaS Platform for Web App Development

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has launched the Cloud.gov website to provide an infrastructure-as-a-service cloud platform to support the development, testing and management of Web applications, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday. Molly Bernhart Walker writes that Cloud.gov works to facilitate application development at agencies without the need to use a new environment. …

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Mary Davie: GSA Updates Federal Acquisition Gateway Platform

The General Services Administration has added new tools and information technology categories to an online portal designed to help federal acquisition professionals connect and collaborate with each other. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday …

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Kelly Olson: Challenge.gov to Expand Coverage, Open Fed Marketplace to More Innovation

Kelly Olson, senior innovation adviser and director of the General Services Administration‘s Challenge.gov website, has described the online crowdsourcing portal as a tool that opens government contracting sector to more ideas in an interview with FCW posted Monday. Olson told FCW that Challenge.gov also aims to minimize risk in acquisition and enable agencies to select the best from a …

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GSA’s Martha Dorris to Retire by End of October

Martha Dorris, director of strategic programs at the General Services Administration’s office of integrated technology services, will retire on Oct. 31 after nearly 34 years in government, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes Dorris is also a former director at GSA’s office of citizen services and innovative technologies. Dorris helped establish GSA’’s office …

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GSA’s Chris Hamm: Acquisition Arena Needs Industry-Gov’t Comm Growth

Industry can help shape contracting requirements and should give agencies information on the work done in commercial markets to help customers address requirements before the government starts an acquisition initiative, a GSA executive has told ExecutiveGov. Chris Hamm, director of GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, said the government’s goal should be to have …

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Profile: Justin Herman, Federal Social Media Lead at GSA

Justin Herman serves as manager of government-wide social media and digital engagement programs within the General Services Administration‘s citizen services and innovative technologies office. He leads federal efforts to transform public service delivery and oversees the SocialGov network, which comprises more than 1000 digital service leaders at more than U.S. …

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Kevin Powell: GSA Takes Part in DOE’s Interior Lighting Campaign Through Green Proving Ground Program

The General Services Administration has taken part as an organizing partner in the Energy Department’s Interior Lighting Campaign through its Green Proving Ground initiative. GSA’s GPG program seeks to evaluate early-stage technology platforms that intend to enhance the environmental performance of commercial and federal facilities under the agency’s building portfolio, …

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