The General Services Administration said in April the 8(a) STARS II govermentwide acquisition contract for IT services hit its contract ceiling, but now it has increased the vehicle’s maximum obligations to $22 billion.
Roger Waldron of the Coalition for Government Procurement says the MAS Consolidation and Catalog Management is a common-sense vision can deliver innovative, best value, commercial solutions to meet customer agency needs.
This week on Leaders and Legends, host Aileen Black interviewed Emily Murphy, administrator of the General Services Administration.
The General Services Administration named Julie Dunne and Tom Howder to lead the Federal Acquisition Service on a permanent basis. Both has been acting in the commissioner and deputy commissioner roles, respectively.
Mary Davie, GSA’s director of the program management office for human resources shared services, will leave the agency after 30 years on Feb. 3.
Given GSA Administrator Emily Murphy’s goal of transparency, the Coalition for Government Procurement says it was surprised by the recent disappearance of GSA’s online staff directory from the agency’s website.
The Government Accountability Office found GSA will not recover the costs to run the Technology Modernization Fund until 2025 and highlighted other delays in the projects in terms of paying back the loans.
GSA Administrator Emily Murphy said a working group is looking at the acquisition fee structure the agency charges and will develop recommendations to rationalize it across FAS.
Margaret Weichert, the deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, says she is deeply concerned about structural impediments to bring agility to government.
Emily Murphy, the GSA administrator, said over the past year the agency has collected and used more information about acquisition and real estate to save money and improve services.