Norm Dong, who spent three years as the commissioner of Public Buildings Service at GSA before leaving last month, said through a portfolio management process the agency is looking at federal real property assets and deciding which need to be maintained and which need to be disposed of.
The General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department held an industry day to explain how the new process under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program would work.
How does the government acquire IT products and services and where does GSA’s Office of Assisted Acquisition Services fit in? Find out this week when AAS Assistant Commissioner Tom Howder and FEDSIM Director Chris Hamm join host Mark Amtower of Amtower Off Center. April 24, 2017
The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service just created the Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number (HACSSIN) to add cyber services to GSA’s Schedule 70 to help agencies procure cyber solutions.
Larry Allen, long time GSA sales consultant, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain why he opposes a new rule put in place by the General Services Administration to keep track of what is sold to the government in order to get the most out of its buying power
The Office of Management and Budget’s ambitious plan to reorganize and restructure the government is asking agencies to consider ideas such as shared services, insourcing and outsourcing and all-but-mandating the use of existing multiple-award contracts. These concepts have real potential to change and transform agencies and their mission areas.
Kevin Youel Page, the deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at GSA, said schedule holders participating in the Transactional Data Reporting program will not have to report Commercial Services Practices or Price Reduction Clause information.
The FBI headquarters and Labor Department headquarters are just two exchange projects recently derailed. Auditors at the General Services Administration say the agency’s Public Building Service must address several issues with the exchange program if it wants projects like those to be beneficial to the government and taxpayers.
To make it easier to buy cybersecurity products, the General Services Administration has been making adjustments to contracts on its Multiple Awards Schedule 70. Bill Zielinski, deputy assistant commissioner for IT category management in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, provides Federal Drive with Tom Temin with all the details.
The General Services Administration’s Assisted Acquisition Service finds itself moving away from IT and into professional services.
Larry Allen, the president of Allen Federal Business Partners, makes the case that contractors could face increased liabilities because of GSA’s Transactional Data Reporting rule.
The number of protests have all but doubled over the past decade, and acquisition personnel frequently have to be reassured that that number is not a reflection on the quality of their work.
The General Services Administration canceled the solicitation to review three sites for a new Labor Department headquarters.
HHS CIO Beth Killoran said moving 400,000 telecommunications inventory items to the new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract in two-and-a-half years may not be feasible.
Karen Lee, who spent the last seven years in the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Financial Management, joined the Universal Service Administrative Company as a vice president for rural healthcare.