Agency News: GSA

Twitter to roll out its own link shortener

Twitter announced it will soon introduce its own URL shortener, which will work automatically on its popular social media website.

GSA: More social media apps free for the taking

The General Services Administration has negotiated terms of service for federal agencies with providers of 51 free social media applications to date.

GSA making headway on customer focus

But some observers say GSA isn't doing enough to understand agencies' missions.

Dave McClure

Open gov: So far, so good, but further still to go

GSA's David McClure discusses the state of open government and the importance of customer service.

Budget cuts hit e-gov efforts hard

Thanks to a 75 percent cut in funding, the White House is killing some e-gov and Government 2.0 efforts, halting advances on others.

GSA preps for new network services acquisition

The General Services Administration is already laying the groundwork for the follow-on acquisition that will replace the Networx program, while still in the thick of the Networx transition. begins move to cloud to allow social sharing, more visualization tools

The federal government's open-data website,, is moving into the cloud, but a few funding questions trail behind.

GSA's Davie to lead technology council

Davie will serve as executive president of the American Council for Technology's new Executive Committee.

McClure: How to succeed (and fail) at innovation

Federal agencies looking to ride the current wave of innovation should avoid a common pitfall, said the associate administrator of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.

GSA hires heavy hitter for innovative technologies post

The General Services Administration has hired a power player to lead its Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies.

GSA preps system for pre-RFP government-industry collaboration

The online platform would allow for crowdsourcing of ideas on how to better structure procurement.

Why telework is in an agency's best interest

Teleworking is moving beyond just letting agency employees work from home; it's becoming a key element in continuity-of-operations planning, efforts to reduce pollution, and plans to save billions on unneeded real estate.

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