Agency News: GSA

Is Tangherlini getting traction or spinning his wheels?

The acting GSA administrator has been applauded for his aggressive review of agency spending. But can he bring lasting change?

How a few words could change small-business set-aside picture

The Obama administration is trying to change some wording in the acquisition rules make it easier to set aside R&D solicitations.

GSA's proposed cloud brokerage grabs industry attention

There have been so many responses to a recent RFI that GSA has extended the deadline to allow for more, agency says.

GSA sees air travel savings in new City Pair arrangement

Agency's purchasing strategies have lowered prices and allowed the government more flexibility when employees book flights, as work begins on the second iteration of GSA's electronic air travel management system.

Prediction: One fourth of federal websites to be mobile-friendly in a year

A GSA official believes agencies are making steady progress at optimizing data for mobile devices, predicting a 'giant step forward' soon.

GSA's ethical lapses may indicate a systemic oversight problem, group says

Watchdog group says Office of Government Ethics missed clear warning signs of risks of abuse and waste in GSA, suggesting that some changes may be needed in the government's structure for ethics oversight.

GSA says integrated acquisition site is fixed

System for Award Management is back online.

Another GSA official resigns over spending scandal

A former GSA Commissioner has left the agency, apparently in connection to the ongoing spending scandal.

GSA's new award-management system offline right after launch

Taken down because of performance issues, GSA's new SAM site is scheduled to be back Aug. 6.

Federal employee bonuses under fire

Lawmakers seek to limit bonuses governmentwide, a concern that gained prominence in Congress's examination of GSA spending.

Congressman: GSA officials absent from hearing 'have ducked'

The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expects to have GSA testifying about its spending choices, but the invited officials are not saying no.

Networx transition deemed nearly complete

Almost 99 percent of services have moved to the Networx program, according to a GSA official.

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