Who cares if you wear a hoodie or a suit? It’s the mission that matters most

Responding to Steve Kelman's recent blog post, Alan Thomas shares the inside story on 18F's evolution.

Dunne: Schedule consolidation is paying off

The departing chief of the Federal Acquisition Service, Julie Dunne, talks to FCW about recent initiatives.

Cheriyan to exit GSA

After leading a rapid expansion of the General Services Administration's Centers of Excellence program, the agency's Technology Transformation Services director will leave for the private sector in a couple of weeks.

Big changes on GSA's IT category team

Bill Zielinski, who had been the face of the agency's next-generation, $50 billion telecommunications contract, is leaving to become a municipal CIO.

Contractors detail SAM website woes

Trade group relates ongoing problems with contracting opportunities.

GSA launches second phase of buying schedule consolidation

The General Services Administration has started the process of modifying contracts to fit the new unified buying schedule.

GSA names permanent acquisition chief

Julie Dunne will lead the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA on a permanent basis.

Mary Davie: Exit interview

After 30 years at the General Services Administration, Mary Davie is headed for a new innovation post at NASA.

CenturyLink wins $1.6 billion telecom task order from Interior

After a protest from rival Verizon failed, CenturyLink emerged as the winner of the Interior Department's telecom modernization task order under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract.

FAS won't ditch pricing tools

Even though the General Services Administration's inspector general said two labor pricing tools the agency's acquisition service uses are flawed, alternatives could be worse, a top acquisition official said.

Alan Thomas to advise investment firm on tech

The General Services Administration's former top acquisition service official has a new job at an investment firm's cloud and cyber solutions company.

COMET, EIS moving ahead at GSA

Federal Acquisition Service head Alan Thomas is retiring just as two major overhauls are showing results.

Watchdog cites improper contract action

A Federal Acquisition Service manager helped a consultancy get on two multiple award contracts, according to the agency's inspector general's office.

EIS delayed by shaky transition contract

The contract to manage the move to the General Services Administration's big telecom vehicle had some big holes and likely contributed to delaying the transition, according to a new watchdog report.

Procurement gurus mostly pleased with GSA's e-commerce plans

Industry analysts see some hurdles, but say GSA is improving over earlier iterations on a legislatively required plan to launch an e-commerce marketplace for federal procurement.