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.
Alan Thomas, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, will leave his position after more than two years to return to the private sector. Julie Dunne will take over as acting FAS commissioner.
The Trump administration has awarded nearly a million dollars to private-sector and academic partners for their work brainstorming on some of the most long-standing challenges facing the federal workforce.
In part two of Federal News Networks’ ongoing special report, GSA @ 70: Mission evolved, Administrator Emily Murphy discusses how this third distinct period of GSA history is different from her first stint in the 2000s and how she is setting the agency’s path forward.
House Democrats made the probe a top priority request when they took over the chamber’s majority in January.
GSA Administrator Emily Murphy joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss MAS consolidation, catalog management and other cornerstone initiatives of her agency’s Federal Marketplace Strategy.
OMB submitted six legislative proposals to establish an Acquisition Modernization Test Board, and to bring defense and civilian agencies under the same rules.
The Office of Personnel Management will begin using the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence initiative in attempt to modernize OPM’s legacy IT systems — and advance pieces of the Trump administration’s proposed reorganization.