Agency News: GSA

GSA could get another congressional hearing on its calendar

Sen. Susan Collins joins the chorus demanding GSA officials appear at a hearing regarding the now-infamous Western Regions conference, but some observers say Congress has gone too far.

FedRAMP comes fraught with challenges

Agency CIOs acknowledge cloud fears, but look to FedRAMP to alleviate some of the concerns. However, FedRAMP poses some difficulties of its own.

GSA's new chief says fiasco 'cuts to heart' of mission

Tangherlini, acting head of GSA, says the over-the-top conference spending undermines of GSA's duty to save the government money.

Congress calls GSA officials in wake of scandal

IG's report of blatant overspending brings GSA officials to face lawmakers' questions at three congressional hearings.

House panel to probe ‘outrageous’ GSA spending

GSA's money management comes under spotlight in the wake of the report that revealed frivolous spending at a 2010 conference.

Cloud computing's next step

Agencies and vendors need common definitions, performance metrics and security controls, say panelists at the FOSE 2012 conference.

GSA acting administrator to review travel policies

Under new direction, the agency is canceling several events and reviewing its conference guidelines.

Micropurchases can smooth path to mobile

Federal agencies who want to get their feet wet with mobile might want to try buying a prototype for under $3,000, says a federal acquisition expert.

CIOs to the cloud: Let's not rush into things

Federal executives find that the decision to migrate to the cloud is not so simple.

GSA shakeup highlights spending scrutiny

The resignation of GSA's administrator and ouster of two top officials puts attention on calls for fiscal responsibility.

GSA's leader steps down over wasteful spending report

Martha Johnson, two other top GSA officials, out as IG details extravagant spending and rules violations connected to Western Regions conference.

Agencies get a boost from agile development

Government and industry execs discuss successful acquisition strategies in wake of shrinking budgets.

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