Agency News: GSA

GSA may lower some contract surcharges for agencies

With a surplus on hand in the GSA Schedules program, the time may be ripe for restructuring the fees, according to GSA's leader.

Do small-business preferences make the grade?

Agencies labor mightily to hit small-business contracting targets, but the emphasis on score cards overshadows some larger questions about set-asides.

Conference costs draw congressional ire

GSA's conference scandal was just the start. Now a dozen agencies are being asked to defend their spending on conferences.

Can mobility escape the security snare?

Federal mobility efforts are advancing fast, but discussions keep coming back to unresolved security issues. ATF's Rick Holgate suggests that agencies are making progress.

GSA awards cloud-based email BPAs

Purchase agreements went to 17 companies, four of which are small businesses.

GSA's crackdown on spending saves millions

Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini promises more savings yet to come in his quest to curb waste.

DISA, GSA round out SATCOM business model

The agencies award a $2.6 billion contract as part of the Future Commercial Satellite Communications Services Acquisition program.

GSA’s push to curb spending begins to bear fruit

After being chastised for squandering money on various occasions, the agency taps its employees to get the best ideas on how to reduce costs and cut waste.

GSA schedules Twitter chat for cloud broker idea

The General Services Administration takes another step to foster dialog on an idea for better cloud service provision.

New tool helps spot fake federal social media accounts

The federal social media database takes the guessing out of which accounts belong to government agencies.

Paul Prouty fights back

A former GSA executive, forced out of the agency in the wake of the conference spending scandal, wants his case reviewed.

GSA freezes 2013 per diem travel rates

Unchanging travel spending rate aligns with acting administrator's ongoing agency review.

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