Agency News: GSA


GSA to offer new way to buy complex services

The Integrations contract would address agencies' needs for professional services that span several types of areas that are often difficult to specify or quantify.

GSA gives FedRAMP structure as launch date draws near

The FedRAMP Concept of Operations document puts meat on the program's bones.

Who should you follow on Twitter? Ask the pros.

Twitter is easy for federal agencies to sign up for, but who should you follow? For federal agency managers using agency accounts, it's not as simple a question as it seems.

Agencies' data gaps hinder GSA travel program analysis

GSA provides discounted airline tickets for federal employees on official business, but doesn't have access to a lot of travel information.

Industry group warns against mandates for small-biz opportunities

Small contractors would suffer if regulators adopt guidance that replaces agencies’ flexibility, trade group says.

Agencies' needs could imperil FedRAMP

The specific requirements some federal agencies have could undercut the standardized approach of the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program, industry experts say.

Feds should pay attention to SEO while cutting websites

Effort to consolidate federal domains and websites to a much smaller number risks making resources harder to find.

GSA demands security plans from IT companies

Companies now must submit an IT security plan to GSA.

OMB wants small purchases going to small firms

The Small Business Jobs Act requires an analysis of small-business participation in governmentwide commercial purchase card micro-purchases.

GAO: GSA reports fuzzy numbers on strategic sourcing savings

Strategic sourcing contracts save money, but considerably less than GSA claims, GAO concludes.

Congress likely to partially restore eGov funding

The eGov fund has made a partial comeback, with House and Senate leaders increasing funding in the final version of the fiscal 2012 spending bill.

How to measure social media reach

There's more to social media reach than counting followers and fans.