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Emily Murphy Offers Updates on GSA’s NewPay HR Project, Plans for Contract Writing System

Emily Murphy, administrator of the General Services Administration and a 2019 Wash100 winner, provided updates on several GSA projects at the American Council for Technology-Industry Advisory Council Imagine Nation conference in Philadelphia and one of the projects she mentioned is the implementation of a new contract writing system, Federal Times reported Monday.

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Federal Officials Cite Slow Acquisition Process, Change Management as Hurdles to Health Innovation

Government officials discussed the challenges to federal health care innovation during an event hosted by the American Council for Technology - Industry Advisory Council, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Terry Adirim, deputy assistant secretary for health services policy and oversight at the Department of Defense, cited poor change management and slow procurement process as obstacles to innovative projects.

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DHS’ Eric Cho: Oral Presentations Could Help Agencies Facilitate Vendor Selection Under EIS Contract

The Department of Homeland Security’s procurement innovation lab has a list of nine contracting methods that federal agencies can use when choosing a contractor for a task order issued under the General Services Administration’s $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, FCW reported Monday.

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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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Rick Holgate: Now-Public IT Commodity Listing Hub Key to Gov’t-Industry Collaborations

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has worked with the CIO Council to launch a publicly-available version of a listing hub for commodity information technology and support services. ACT-IAC said Sept. 10 that version 1.2 of Uncle Sam’s List aims to help commercial vendors work with federal agencies and help foster the use of shared …

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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 on agencies’ acquisition practices, adoption and regulation, FCW reported Thursday. Mark Rockwell writes officials identified strategic sourcing, Federal Acquisition Regulations and federal IT’s use of GWACs as their …

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