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SBA Releases New Historically Under-Utilized Business Zones Map to Encourage Small Biz Participation

The Small Business Administration has unveiled a new map of historically under-utilized business zones as part of an effort to modernize the agency’s federal contracting programs. SBA said June 28 the map is designed to help small businesses determine if they are eligible to participate in the HUBZone program. The map contains the latest …

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OMB’s Grant Schneider: US Digital Service, 18F Should Support Other Agencies’ Cybersecurity Efforts

Grant Schneider, acting federal chief information security officer at the Office of Management and Budget, has said the U.S. Digital Service and the General Services Administration’s 18F organization should continue to support other agencies in their efforts to address data breaches and other cybersecurity issues, MeriTalk reported Tuesday. Morgan Lynch writes …

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Anne Rung Outlines OFPP’s Efforts to Promote Category Mgmt, Innovation Under ‘Transforming the Marketplace’ Plan

Anne Rung, administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has outlined actions that OFFP has implemented to promote category management, advance innovation and establish vendor relationships since the Obama administration introduced in 2014 a plan to streamline the federal marketplace. Rung wrote in a White House blog post published Friday that …

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GAO Study: Agencies ‘Generally Satisfied’ With 18F, USDS Support Services

A survey by the Government Accountability Office has found that agency project managers are “generally satisified” with the information technology support services they have received from the Office of Management and Budget‘s U.S. Digital Service and the General Services Administration‘s 18F organization. GAO said in a report published Thursday it found that 18F provided development and consulting …

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White House Marks 2nd Anniversary of US Digital Service

The White House has unveiled the U.S. Digital Service’s accomplishments over the last two years to commemorate the second anniversary of USDS. President Barack Obama announced the creation of the Digital Service on Aug. 11, 2014 with the goal to help streamline the way individuals and businesses engage with agencies online, the White House …

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

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

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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