A SWAT team of tech superstars within the General Services Administration takes on the knotty problem of government IT.
ROUND ROCK, TX.—On Wednesday the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States General Services Administration (GSA) awarded Dell with a contract worth up to $22 billion to provide IT services. According to aShow More Summary
According to a recent General Services Administration announcement, the agency is dolling out a combined $90,000 in prizes to individuals who can "design and create an online, interactive tool that utilizes federal travel data to increase transparency and accountability."
Chris Edwards How many buildings does the federal government own? 10,000? 20,000? Actually, it is a staggering 306,000, according to the U.S. General Services Administration. In addition, the government leases 55,000 buildings, for a total of 361,000. Show More Summary
The General Services Administration is offering a combined $90,000 in awards for digital apps that could help federal agencies identify travel inefficiencies and reduce costs, according to a recent GSA announcement. The tools would need to harness existing federal travel data and other publicly available information to provide “meaningful insights that can help drive smarter […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department and General Services Administration on Wednesday mapped out six broad reforms to improve the cybersecurity of more than $500 billion in goods and services acquired by the U.S. federal government each y...
Dorothy Robyn, head of the General Services Administration’s public-buildings division, will leave her post after 16 months on the job, which included leading the search for a new FBI headquarters and securing a deal with Donald Trump for a luxury hotel at the Old Post Office Pavillion. Robyn said her replacement is expected to be […]
Kelly Olson, former Director of Strategic Initiatives & Outreach for the General Services Administration (GSA), has been hired by Atlantic Media to serve as Senior Director in charge of events for Government Executive Media Group (GEMG). Show More Summary
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report says conference spending by four federal agencies has dropped $219 million since the IRS and the General Services Administration hosted embarrassingly lavish blowouts in Las Vegas in 2010, Watchdog.org reported Monday. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., began to look into irregularities in protocol and federal...
Categories: Public Sector Tags: Public Spend Forum The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Defense and the General Services Administration—the two federal agencies that account for the vast majority of consolidated contracts—misreported the number of consolidated contracts in fiscal year 2011 and 2012. Show More Summary
For a landlord, there's absolutely no better tenant than this one. Every year, the 12,000 employees at the U.S. government's General Services Administration (GSA) are tasked with spending
Categories: Public Sector Tags: Public Spend Forum Government and private industry can work together to create more sustainable supply chains. That’s the foundational belief of a General Services Administration (GSA) initiative called the Sustainable Supply Chain Community of Practice. Show More Summary
The US government is seeking green building technologies that have the potential to improve economic and environmental performance in federal buildings. The General Services Administration’s (GSA) Green Proving Ground program uses the GSA’s own real estate portfolio as a test bed to evaluate the viability of emerging technologies and practices to save energy and water, […]
One of the big-ticket costs for government agencies is their fleets of cars and trucks. With cost savings a priority, the General Services Administration, which manages more than 200,000 federal vehicles, announced plans Tuesday to pursue car-sharing much like the private-sector. The agency issued a request for information asking private-sector companies for ideas that would […]
The General Services Administration on Monday put out a call for “green” technologies that the federal government can potentially use in its buildings. The agency, which manages the federal real-estate portfolio, plans to use its own facilities “as a test bed to evaluate the viability of emerging building technologies and practices to save energy, water, […]
Martha Johnson, who was forced to resign abruptly as head of the General Services Administration in 2011 amid revelations of a scandal on her watch over excesses at a Las Vegas training conference, has penned a book about leadership in government and the lessons she learned at the helm of the agency. The book, out […]
In a big win for the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes certification program, the US General Services Administration (GSA) on Friday recommended the federal government use either the Green Globes or US Green Building Council’s LEED to gauge environmental performance in its construction and renovation projects. The GSA previously required LEED for its own buildings […]
Dan Tangherlini is the administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA), the federal government's acquisition and real estate management agency. He previously served as the Treasury Department's assistant secretary for management, chief financial officer and chief performance officer. Show More Summary
General Services Administration chief Dan Tangherlini will take to the Twitterverse on Tuesday to lead a town hall-style question-and-answer session about his agency’s work in technology, government data, workspace innovation and energy-saving federal buildings. The discussion will be hosted by Business … Continue reading ?
The General Services Administration will raise its travel-reimbursement rates for federal employees this year but plans to end its conference-lodging allowance, the agency announced last week. Standard lodging rate for employees who travel for work will increase from $77 to $83 … Continue reading ?