GSA

Federal Business Opportunities Site and Others Online After Issues

Three important sites operated by the General Services Administration experienced technical problems last week.

The Devil’s in the Details as GSA Seeks to Consolidate the Multiple Award Schedules

The agency is entering an important transitional year as it combines its many schedules into one.

DHS Turns to Existing GSA, NIH Contracts to (Mostly) Replace EAGLE

The department will use existing governmentwide acquisition contracts rather than recompete another EAGLE contract vehicle.

GSA Wants More Feedback on E-Commerce Portals

The General Services Administration urged industry partners to comment before the holidays if they have input for the proof-of-concept stage.

Technology Business Management Chair Tapped to Lead Government’s Tech Innovation Shop

Anil Cheriyan will take over as director of the Technology Transformation Service in January.

Technology Transformation Service Wants to Beef Up Email Security

GSA’s tech innovation shop met the initial DMARC requirement but now wants to include the security measure on all its email domains.

IG Shines Light On GSA’s Major Management Challenges

Recovering funds, retiring employees and making procurement efficient are just some of the hurdles the agency must clear.

Agencies Can Add to Their CDM Rollouts If They Foot the Bill

Rather than wait for funding through the Homeland Security Department, agencies can use a particular task order modification to get what they need, when they need it.

Say Goodbye to GSA’s 24 Multiple Awards Schedules

The agency is consolidating the schedules into a single vehicle to make it easier to do business with government.

Government Contractors Face New Data Breach Disclosure and Investigation Requirements

A planned rule would require contractors to save images of breached systems and allow agencies access.

GSA Seeking a Vendor to Manage Its Platform-as-a-Service Offering Cloud.gov

The contract will call for developing code, troubleshooting issues and monitoring for operational failures and security incidents.

GSA to Expand Beyond Phones for Mobility Solutions

The updated special item number will include mobile security, app development and vetting and more, instead of just carriers and devices.

Draft Federal Data Strategy Too ‘Unwieldy’ to Implement, Stakeholders Say

Stakeholders who use, generate and rely on federal data got a chance to speak directly to fellows working on the strategy set for release next year.

Administration’s Shared Services Push Starts In Familiar Place: Payroll

Officials said the NewPay payroll and work schedule system will be a case study for rolling out other shared services across government.