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California's budget woes could be helped by an increase in the use of telework by state employees, according to a new report from the Telework Research Network.
The General Services Administration said it plans to issue a new governmentwide acquisition contract, called Integrations, to simplify how agencies buy — and vendors provide — professional services with technology components. GSA expects to issue a solicitation next summer.
Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner at the Office of Integrated Technology Services at the General Services Administration, has some tips to help you successfully make that change.
The agency plans to release two separate contracts, one for services and one for technology tools. The contracts would help agencies meet the goals of the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act.
On today's Federal Drive: GSA seeks to dispel myths about its green contracting rules, OPM prepares to revamp its federal jobs website and new job-creating guidelines for agencies from the White House.
Houston Taylor, the General Services Administration's assistant commissioner for acquisition management, said vendors will not be kicked off the schedule for not supplying environmentally friendly products and services. He also attempted to clear up confusion over other parts of the interim rule requiring agencies to make ensure 95 percent of their purchases meet green standards.
Federal News Radio's Jason Miller's talks to Houston Taylor, Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Acquisition Management at the General Services Administration, about the agency's new contracting vehicle called Integrations.
Days after Hurricane Irene blew through the East Coast, some federal buildings along the East Coast remain closed Tuesday
The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration have named 14 companies to a blanket purchase agreement to help agencies implement a Risk Management Framework for cybersecurity
On today's Federal Drive: The deadline to transition to GSA's Networx telecommunications contract is approaching, an assessment of DHS 10 years after 9/11 and a preview of upcoming legislative battles as Congress prepares to return from recess.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, facing the prospect of its disaster relief fund running dry by the end of the current fiscal year, has decided to use the fund only for immediate needs related to Hurricane Irene. The decision puts any new spending for projects related to previous disasters on hold until Congress appropriates more money.
Agencies have until Aug. 31 to submit their orders and have GSA pay for the transition from the FTS-2001 contract.
On today's Federal Drive: in Hurricane Irene's aftermath, some federal buildings are closed because of power outages, the Energy Department is guaranteeing loans for a solar power project and the National Transportation Safety Board is studying experimental aircraft.
The General Services Administration is working with power companies from Maryland to Massachusetts to fix the problems. OPM said agencies in Washington are open as usual Monday and employees can use unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework if necessary.
The Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration are providing information for federal employees in the event Hurricane Irene causes federal building closures.
The federal government will be operating on a normal status Thursday. Some government buildings were closed Wednesday due to the earthquake earlier this week.
Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel detailed in a memo what agencies must do to reduce the number of agency websites. He extended the freeze on new dot-gov domains through Dec. 31.
GAO will decide the complaints by Oct. 17. Both companies say GSA's request for proposal is unfair because of its requirement for a government-only cloud.
On Today's Federal Drive: The effect of the S&P downgrade on federal agencies, GSA rethinks new pay-for-parking rule and the Army cuts civilian personnel.
On today's Federal Drive, an update on the FAA shutdown, the White House names a new federal chief information officer to replace Vivek Kundra and the General Services Administration adds nearly 600 small IT firms to the STARS II contract.