Agency News: GSA


Federal workplace to rely more on mobile, panelists say

Experts offered insights on the future of mobile devices in the federal workplace in a panel discussion.

GSA helps agencies go mobile

The General Services Administration want to prepare federal agencies to use mobile devices to better reach citizens and perform their missions.

Turnabout: GSA pulls back major contract

After apparently awarding a contract to small businesses, GSA rescinds it almost immediately and urges bidders to rethink their prices.

Cloud security may be the easiest problem to solve

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program requirements for authorizing the use of cloud services are expected soon, but security might be the simplest issue to solve in the federal adoption of cloud computing.

House panel would restore small portion of transparency funding

A House subcommittee has approved a budget for the General Services Administration's electronic government programs, but transparency advocates said it still falls short.

Speed mentoring: Advice in 15 minutes

Mentoring doesn't always require a lengthy time commitment. Sometimes feds can achieve a lot in just 15 minutes.

Feds prefer working at home over using telework centers, survey says

Most fed employees polled don't want to commute to telework centers, survey reports.

Women in government still face obstacles

NASA CIO Linda Cureton and GSA senior executive Bev Godwin offered some candid reflections on decisions they made on their careers at a forum on top women in business and government.

Telework awards honor agencies with top-rated programs

Annual Tele-Vision awards honor federal agencies with pioneering telework agendas.

Bhagowalia to leave GSA for an island paradise

Senior federal IT leader Sanjeev "Sonny" Bhagowalia is leaving federal service to take a position in state government.

Twitter to roll out its own link shortener

Twitter announced it will soon introduce its own URL shortener, which will work automatically on its popular social media website.

GSA: More social media apps free for the taking

The General Services Administration has negotiated terms of service for federal agencies with providers of 51 free social media applications to date.