In part 1 of the Federal News Networks’ ongoing special report, GSA@70: Mission evolved, two long-time employees, Lenny Loewentritt and Mary Davie, discuss how the agency’s role in government has grown and become more impactful over the last seven decades.
The Office of Personnel Management is putting a team in place to figure out how to move key services such as HR Solutions to GSA.
Alan Thomas, the commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, promotes two executives.
Alan Thomas became the fourth commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration June 26.
Small businesses growing more worried about the impact of category management on their opportunities to compete for contracts. OFPP required each category manager to submit a plan for how they will address those concerns.
The Government Accountability Office’s decision to deny four protests of GSA’s Alliant 2 contracts for IT services could end up being a landmark ruling.
For decades the government has tried to buy as one big organization to consolidate its buying power. The latest iteration of that effort is called category management. The White House and General Services Administration have settled on about a dozen categories of products and services purchased widely across government. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service , joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with a progress report on the information technology category.
Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott shared a few more clues about the guidance and metrics of the administration’s plan to modernize the government’s aging IT infrastructure.
Cybersecurity is a SIN, a special item number that is. The General Services Administration established several SINs under schedule 70 for cybersecurity services it believes are in high demand. For an update how these special item numbers are doing, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to Mary Davie, the GSA’s assistant commissioner for Integrated Technology Services.
The General Services Administration held a reverse auction to set up contracts for five agencies to buy more than 45,000 laptops, desktops as part of a centralized procurement.