Agency News: GSA


How RIM's fortune could affect your BlackBerry

The maker of the popular BlackBerry is on the financial ropes. What does it mean for feds?

GSA helps feds walk the straight and narrow

At the GSA Expo in San Antonio, officials handed out the two-page document that reminds federal employees of the rules.

Tougher GSA oversight part of new legislation

The General Services Administration could come under tighter restrictions if new legislation passes, based on recent revelations about its spending habits.

GSA takes closer look at IT portfolio

Following the release of the Digital Government Strategy, GSA CIO Casey Coleman says her agency will looks to review its IT portfolio as part of the federal IT reform.

Issa probes telework travel reimbursements

GSA teleworkers billed $750,000 in travel expenses, raising questions in Congress.

FedRAMP takes applications for service providers

Officials require cloud service providers to get their systems tested before selling them to the government.

GSA tries to solve contract review problems

Auditors found that GSA had no strategy to determine the appropriate number of awards to issue on a blanket purchase agreement, promping action from the agency.

IG probes apparently not enough to prevent bonuses at GSA

A senator takes her probe of employee bonuses governmentwide after learning that GSA paid more than $1 million to employees under investigation.

GSA's new electronic travel system to improve on predecessor

The new E-Gov Travel Service adds reporting capabilities, data analysis.

Contract audits may save millions for GSA, IG says

GSA's Inspector General has conducted pre-award audits on dozens of contracts and identified potential savings in the hundreds of millions.

Report: Poor management may be hurting GSA's customers

Some GSA customer agencies may not be getting the best service in the Pacific Rim Region because the region is struggling with inventories and training, according to a new report.

Anne Armstrong

Limiting conference attendance fixes the wrong problem

Legislation that would restrict conferences is already having a chilling effect on government/industry communications, write FCW's Anne Armstrong.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!