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A Disappointing Set Back: Feds Close The One Heralded Cloud Storefront

2 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has closed, the once heralded cloud storefront established in the first months of the Obama Administration by former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra.

GSA Plan May Negatively Impact Small Businesses

The General Services Administration has proposed a restructuring of the Multiple Award Schedule program that could impact certain small businesses competing for government supply contracts. The GSA announced earlier this year that it...Show More Summary

Standards & Compliance Briefing: GSA Proving Ground, ASHRAE Water Efficiency, Green Star

Here’s the latest standards and compliance news affecting corporate environmental and energy executives. Today’s briefing includes eight items. The US General Services Administration has it issued a request for information to gather input on new sustainable building technologies and practices in support of its Green Proving Ground program. Show More Summary

GSA Evaluates Sage, Cypress, Daintree Green Tech

The US General Services Administration has selected products from Sage Electrochromics, Cypress Envirosystems and Daintree Networks for its Green Proving Ground program that evaluates sustainable building technologies. Green ProvingShow More Summary

AT&T to offer cloud-based storage to federal government agencies

AT&T (NYSE: T) on Thursday was granted an Authority to Operate (ATO) for its Synaptic Storage as a Service (SSaaS) from the General Services Administration (GSA), allowing it to offer cloud storage services to federal agencies. Federal...Show More Summary

GSA, Largest Tenant in US, Focuses on LED Lighting

The U.S. General Services Administration has the benefit of a lot of space to play around with. On the downside, all that space means significant utility bills. For the GSA, energy efficiency is becoming a way of life, not only to cut...Show More Summary

Weekend roundup

2 years agoArts : Modern Art Notes

This bears watching: The General Services Administration, landlord to the federal government, has proposed a huge overhaul of 22 acres worth of federal buildings in southwest Washington, across the Mall from the National Gallery and the Hirshhorn. It’s early days so it’s unclear how the private sector will respond to the initial ‘notice of intent’ [...]

GSA Makes Case For Smart Lighting, Plug Strip Roll-Out

The US General Services Administration has concluded reviews of energy efficient technologies responsive lighting systems and plug load control and released details of how such technology could be rolled out to federal buildings. A study...Show More Summary

Enmetric Quietly Plugs Into Enterprise Plug Load

As the largest tenant in the U.S., the General Services Administration knows a little something about plug load. To cut energy and encourage best practices, the GSA recently used Enmetric Systems’ smart power strips in eight buildings...Show More Summary

Report: NASA, DOD, GSA Use Information Tech to Cut Energy Use

NASA, the General Services Administration, the Department of Defense and the Smithsonian Institution have all used information and communications technologies to reduce energy consumption and emissions while at the same time cuttingShow More Summary

State Dept, GSA Stonewall Investigation of Benghazi Security Contract

Two employees at the General Services Administration have stonewalled Breitbart News, and another has mysteriously "disappeared" as the investigation into the State Department "no bullets" contract with Blue Mountain Group, the British...Show More Summary

John Barrow wants you to know he is against Wasteful Federal Spending

This time in the form of a bi-partisan bill which calls on the General Services Administration to not just buy 1,000 Ford Crown Victorias whenever the mood strikes “This bipartisan bill will cut the wasteful spending that folks are tired of in Washington,” said Congressman Barrow. “Spending hard-earned taxpayer money on more vehicles the federal [...]

Obama Admin. Purchased Chinese-Made Solar Panels with Stimulus Funds

The Obama administration broke its own rules for how stimulus money could be spent. The General Services Administration bought Chinese-made solar panels and installed them on a three-story federal building that houses the local offices of Illinois Senator Dick Durbin (D), Rep. Show More Summary

TIGTA: IRS Needs to Improve Telephone Service to Taxpayers Being Audited

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released Improved Toll-Free Telephone Services Should Make It Easier for Taxpayers to Obtain Assistance During a Correspondence Audit (2012-30-093): The Intelligent ContactShow More Summary

What’s New Underneath the White House? Two Years and $86 Million Later, We Still Don’t Know

2 years agoNews : NewsFeed

A massive construction project beneath the West Wing is over, but the General Services Administration isn't saying what they built there.

General Services Administration is making surplus revenue on federal contracts

The General Services Administration will look at reducing the surcharge it applies to federal agencies who make purchases from its awards schedules. The schedules are shopping catalogues of prenegotiated contracts from which federal agencies can buy goods or services, whether staples, paper, computer networks or office cleaning crews. Show More Summary

Tangherlini hoping changes after scandal will ‘bake’ into GSA’s DNA

On his five-month listening tour to determine how the agency tasked with saving the government money reveled in profligate spending that led to scandal, Dan Tangherlini found that the General Services Administration had “lost its focus.” Read full article >>

Senate to hold another hearing on GSA progress after scandal

Five months after it was rocked by a Las Vegas spending scandal, the General Services Administration continues to land on Congress’ radar screen, even with a public relations effort to turn around its tarnished image. Read full article >>

Office Space: Will DTLA Courthouse Swap Make Sense For a Private Developer?

Central Valley Congressman Jeff Denham has his jaws on the new federal courthouse planned for First and Broadway and he is not letting go. The US General Services Administration has a plan to build a courthouse and office building o...

CenturyLink secures GSA Networx Enterprise task order with FCC

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) on Wednesday announced that it won two task orders from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) through the General Services Administration's (GSA) Networx Enterprise contract vehicle. Worth up to a totalShow More Summary

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