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Sonny Hashmi: GSA to Co-Chair COVID-19 Workforce Group

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Sonny Hashmi, commissioner at the General Services Administration's Federal Acquisition Service (GSA FAS) and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, has announced that GSA will serve as co-chair of the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to help the government address issues brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency is exploring various processes and policies to enhance procurement efforts. 

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GSA’s Katy Kale, Sonny Hashmi on Current Admin’s Priorities, FedRAMP, CMMC Programs

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Katy Kale, acting administrator of the General Services Administration and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, and Sonny Hashmi, commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service and fellow 2021 Wash100 Award winner, talked about the current administration’s four priorities and the future of ongoing programs. “And, as it turns out, FAS has an incredibly integral role to play in all four of them,” Hashmi said. 

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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

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Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Biden Administration Names New Executives to GSA Leadership Positions

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The Biden Administration has appointed new General Services Administration (GSA) officials to spearhead key initiatives, including COVID-19 relief, economic recovery, racial equity and climate. Of the appointments, Katy Kale, former assistant to the President for Management and Administration under President Obama and GSA Chief of Staff, will be the deputy administrator and will serve as the acting administrator.

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Sonny Hashmi Reflects on His Tenure as GSA CIO

Sonny Hashmi, formerly chief information officer at the General Services Administration, wrote in a blog post published Friday about multiple initiatives that he has implemented to help GSA manage its information technology operations. He noted his former office’s efforts to establish guiding principles for agency-wide IT management and modernize core …

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Reports: Sonny Hashmi to Depart GSA in April

Sonny Hashmi, chief information officer at the General Services Administration, will leave the agency in April for a new role in the private sector, FCW reported Tuesday. Hashmi confirmed the news to FCW’s Troy Schneider. He succeeded Casey Coleman in 2014 as CIO after she joined AT&T Government Solutions. Hashmi joined GSA in …

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Sonny Hashmi: GSA Eyes ‘Internet of Things’ to Manage Building Space

The General Services Administration has been experimenting with a network of sensors in its Washington-based building as the agency seeks to reduce real estate costs and improve its space management work, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Mohana Ravindranath writes the agency also plans to implement the “Internet of Things” system in …

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Sonny Hashmi: GSA Follows Private Sector Trends to Handle Data

Sonny Hashmi, chief information officer of the General Services Administration, has outlined how the agency adopts trends from the private sector to manage the data it collects, the Washington Post reported Friday. Hashmi also called on other federal government agencies during a conference in Washington to take their cues from …

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