Tag Archives: General Services Administration

OMB Requires Agencies to Submit EIS Transition Progress Report by July; GSA’s Allen Hill Quoted

Allen Hill

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has directed federal agencies to submit by July 1st a report on how they are advancing their transition to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract for telecommunications and network modernization services. The General Services Administration (GSA) gave agencies a March 31st deadline to shift 50 percent of all services from the Networx contract to EIS. 

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GSA to Expand Single Sign-In Tool to State, Local Government Agencies

General Services

The General Services Administration (GSA) intends to partner with local and state governments to expand the use of a website that offers single sign-in services to users of programs funded by the federal government. Login .gov provides a cloud-based authentication service that protects the privacy of users.

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GSA Maintains Support for Design-Build Industry Mentorship Program; Allison Azevedo Quoted

General Services

The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced it will continue a partnership that aims to develop the country's workforce of architects and civil engineers (ACE). GSA said Friday its partnership with the ACE Mentor Program of America will run for five more years to help high school students gain interest in the design-build industry.

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GSA’s Governmentwide Policy Office Eyes Updated Guidance on Identity Risk Management

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The Office of Governmentwide Policy (OGP) plans to release guidance on federal identity, credential and access management (FICAM) next year to cover topics such as managing digital identity risks and single sign-ons. Myers noted that the OGP is willing to launch collaborations on updating the FICAM guidance. “It is deprecated,” Myers said.

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Alion Awarded $12 Million GSA OASIS Task Order for Flight Related Software Operational Test & Evaluation; Alan Dietrich Quoted

Alan Dietrich

Alion Science and Technology announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $12 million task order from the U.S. Air Force to test, evaluate, and validate mission planning functions for the 28th Test and Evaluation Squadron, located at Eglin Air Force Base. This task order was awarded under the General Services Administration (GSA). 

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NARA Drives Records Digitization, Data Management Efforts

National Archives and

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is ramping up efforts to support massive amounts of electronic records as part of a digital archiving initiative. NARA is coordinating with the Chief Data Officers Council on implementing data management practices while working to establish Electronic Records Archives 2.0, which will manage the storage, transfer and scheduling of electronic records from agencies.

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GSA to Hold Auction for Excess Cryptocurrency Assets

Cryptocurrency

The General Services Administration (GSA) will hold its second-ever cryptocurrency sale on March 29th as part of the federal government’s clearinghouse operations for excess bitcoin assets. GSA Auctions will open commission-free bidding activities at 4 p.m. CT. Winning bidders must have a digital wallet and are required to make payments through wire transfer by April 2nd.

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Caroline Bean: DISA Working on Guide to Help Defense Agencies Migrate to DEOS Cloud Tools

DEOS Cloud Tools

Caroline Bean, Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) program director at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), said DISA is developing a guide to help agencies facilitate their migration to cloud-based collaboration tools offered by DEOS. Bean said the document will serve as a checklist to help defense agencies assess their readiness for migration to DEOS cloud tools. 

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GSA-Led Community Announces This Year’s Priorities for Robotic Process Automation; Gerard Badorrek Quoted

Gerard Badorrek

The General Services Administration-led (GSA) Robotic Process Automation Community of Practice has announced it will prioritize process optimization, automation deployment, technology management, program design and peer-to-peer engagement this year. These efforts aim to boost the efficiency of factories, bolster the security compliance of RPA technologies, involve GSA's Centers of Excellence in RPA community efforts and foster related mentorships between agencies.

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Labor Department Secures TMF Investment for Data System Modernization; Maria Roat Quoted

Maria Roat

The Department of Labor (DOL) has received $9.6 million in funding from the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) program to help update the department’s data management platform. The General Services Administration (GSA) said Friday it will use the TMF funding to improve the accessibility and availability of department data for other agencies as well as developers, researchers and the press.

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