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Emily Murphy: IT Modernization, Customer Experience Among Key Capacities GSA Requires

Emily Murphy, head of the General Services Administration, told Federal News Network in an interview published Tuesday that she has been focusing on four key capacities GSA needs and those are information technology modernization, customer experience, change management and data and analytics. “If I can help implement those, it’s going to help GSA expand to meet the needs our customers come to us with in a way that I couldn’t even begin to imagine today,” she said.

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GAO Urges DoD to Check Accuracy of Real Property Mgmt Data

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Defense Department to verify the accuracy of its real property inventory system that is used to make reports on leased assets. GAO said Tuesday it found errors in nearly 15 percent of the Real Property Assets Database‘s lease records for fiscal year 2011 …

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GAO: Collaboration Between GSA, DHS’ Federal Protective Service Key to Facility Protection

The Government Accountability Office has called on the General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service to improve collaboration in order to safeguard federal facilities from security risks. GAO made the recommendation after it found that lack of awareness among regional officials at both agencies on collaborative practices and policies to …

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GAO: GSA Should Increase Competition to Help Tenant Agencies Reduce Leasing Costs

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the General Services Administration to expand competition for GSA leases in order to reduce leasing costs. GAO made the recommendation after an analysis showed that approximately half of 714 new office leases that GSA negotiated from 2008 through 2014 surpassed the average local market rate for similar office space by …

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GSA Cut Leasing 96% Between FY 2011, 2012

Leasing activity from the federal government’s landlord saw a dramatic fall between fiscal years 2011 and 2012, Federal Times reports. Citing a survey from real estate provider Jones Lang LaSalle, Andy Medici writes the General Services Administration reduced spending on new leases by 96 percent, awarding $46 million in 2012 …

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