Alan Thomas became the fourth commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration June 26.
Change is no fun, especially for people in an organization like the Technology Transformation Service.
Tom Sharpe, the FAS Commissioner, and Kevin Youel Page, the deputy FAS Commissioner, have told staff they are leaving.
Industry experts reacted with optimism and surprise to the decision by the General Services Administration to merge the Technology Transformation Service into the Federal Acquisition Service.
An internal email obtained by Federal News Radio details the General Services Administration’s plan to move the Technology Transformation Service into the Federal Acquisition Service to gain better efficiencies.
The General Services Administration will encourage agencies to collectively share their ideas and explorations around blockchain, in a new initiative GSA will launch this summer. It’s part of GSA’s ongoing effort to collect business cases and best practices from agencies who already are exploring artificial intelligence and other technologies, and develop a framework that other departments can use on their own.
The White House’s chief digital officer stepped down after only a month on the job. Sources familiar with the departure say Gerrit Lansing did not want to give up his ties to an online donation platform he helped start.
The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) released a draft solicitation asking for industry input in creating a bug bounty program.
Sources inside the General Services Administration say a town hall at the Technology Transformation Service (TTS) with two White House technology officials brought some reassurances and relief about the future of the organization, particularly 18F.
David Shive, the General Services Administration’s chief information officer, is helping new Technology Transformation Service Commissioner Rob Cook adjust to the federal community while also refocusing on the agency’s IT priorities.