GSA

Departed GSA Executive Returns to Run Technology Service on Temporary Detail

The former executive director of the Centers of Excellence program is returning to GSA less than a month after leaving for another agency.

Experts Break Down GSA’s Abrupt Cancellation of $15B Small Business IT GWAC

Four federal contracting experts joined Nextgov to discuss what happened with Alliant 2 Small Business, what’s next for the family of contracts and what this means for GSA’s suite of small business vehicles.

GSA Opens Bids for Largest Governmentwide Small Business Contract to Date

The final request for proposals is out for GSA’s IT services-focused 8(a) STARS III contract, which will have a ceiling of $50 billion.

After Years In Limbo, GSA Cancels $15B Governmentwide IT Contract

The agency rescinded awards on the Alliant 2 Small Business last year, then canceled the solicitation altogether.

House Committee Investigates Whether Officials Misled Congress on OPM-GSA Merger

A recent watchdog group report cited notes from a phone call indicating the Trump administration was advised that the merger plan was illegal, an account that is at odds with what OPM officials testified before Congress last year.

Head of GSA's Tech Service to Return to Private Sector

GSA also confirmed reports that the Technology Transformation Services is losing another program leader next month, as well.

OMB Names Two More Lead Offices for New Shared Services Regime

The announcement comes after two more agencies completed their marketplace implementation plans.

GSA Selects Three Companies for E-Marketplace Pilot

Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific and Overstock.com will test out the new approach.

GSA Ups Spending Limit for STARS Governmentwide Contract to $22B

The agency raises the ceiling again for the popular small business set-aside contract. 

37 IGs Report on Agency Tech Challenges Related to $2.4 Trillion COVID Relief Package

A new report shows similar issues with bandwidth, cybersecurity and aging IT systems across government, exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.

HUD Officially Moves to Next Phase of Centers of Excellence Program

After 20 months of analysis under Phase I, Housing and Urban Development announced the first two awards to begin improving the agency’s cloud adoption and customer experience.

DOD, GSA to Rethink $8B DEOS Cloud Contract—Again

In the works since 2018, the Pentagon’s Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract remains on hold.

Federal Managers Should Model Self-Care for Their Employees

Government officials offered tips for managing workplaces during unusually stressful times.

Pentagon’s AI Center Awards $800M Contract Through GSA Center of Excellence Program

The contract is set to provide artificial intelligence-powered analytics tools to “prepare for future warfare operations.”

GSA Seeks Support for Challenge Sites, Including Potential New Challenge X Lab

The crowdsourcing Challenge.gov and Citizenscience.gov need program support, as does a potential new testbed for agencies.