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OMB, GSA winning over those skeptical of measuring back-office functions

The administration is establishing cost and quality benchmarks for administrative operations, such as human resources, finance, acquisition, and IT. After initial doubts, agencies see benefits from understanding how much they are paying for specific functions and how much others are paying for comparable jobs.

Tags: management , Beth Cobert , OMB , GSA , National Academy of Public Administration , Benchmarking initiative , customer service , data-driven decisions , Jason Miller , President

Friday - 11/14/2014, 03:51am EST
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Dan Tangherlini, Administrator, General Services Administration

The General Services Administration has set aside 1.5 percent of its personnel budget for training and reinvestment in skills for the next fiscal year. GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini says the focus will be on customer relations and evolving with technology. Federal News Radio's Executive Editor Jason Miller caught up with Tangherlini at the National Contract Management Association's annual government symposium. Tangherlini described his relationship with the Office of Management and Budget's Deputy Director for Management Beth Cobert and some of the things they're working on together on the Federal Drive.

Tags: GSA , personnel , budget , Jason Miller , OMB , Beth Cobert , training , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:27am EST
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GSA puts more category management pieces in place

Kevin Youel Page is named the new deputy commissioner of FAS, replacing Bill Sisk, who shifted to an assistant commissioner position. GSA also publicly unveils the first three hallways under category management.

Tags: acquisition , industry , GSA , Jeff Koses , NCMA , Kevin Youel Page , Bill Sisk , Common Acquisition Platform , workforce , training , Jason Miller , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/03/2014, 02:17pm EST
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Dan Tangherlini, Administrator, General Services Administration

One concept could change the way the Federal government does business. Dan Tangherlini is the Administrator of the General Services Administration and addressed the Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg Virginia. In a speech excerpt on In Depth with Francis Rose, he said that concept is one the federal government has proven before it can execute.

Tags: In Depth , GSA

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:29pm EDT
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Tangherlini: Agencies can learn a lot from startups

The ability to take risks and a hyper-focus on customer needs are just two of the things GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini says the federal government can learn from technology startups.

Tags: ACT-IAC , Executive Leadership Conference , GSA , innovation , technology , startups , 18F , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 05:08pm EDT
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GSA to tap into car-sharing to cut costs

Government workers in four U.S. cities will soon be able to get behind the wheel of a ZipCar as part of a General Services Administration push to cut costs. The car-sharing program aims to make the federal fleet more manageable for the agency, which oversees the use of around 200,000 vehicles.

Tags: GSA , car sharing , federal fleet , Zipcar , Enterprise , Hertz , Carpingo

Friday - 10/03/2014, 08:11am EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: GSA takes 18F on a magical mystery tour

In this edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.

Tags: Jason Miller , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Dave McClure , 18F , GSA , technology , cybersecurity , Matt Chessen , State , Roger Waldron , PTO , sequestration , Tony Scardino , HSPD-12 , DoD , Phyllis Schneck

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:27pm EDT

GSA's Rung takes first step toward OFPP administrator role

Anne Rung, the associate administrator of the General Services Administration's Office of Governmentwide Policy, is heading to the Office of Management and Budget by the end of May to be a senior adviser.

Tags: Anne Rung , people , Christine Harada , GSA , OMB , OFPP , acquisition , contracting , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 02:18pm EDT

OPM, GSA combine forces for new take on training contract

The General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management sign an agreement to co-manage the new training and management assistance contract. GSA will handle the acquisition facets, and OPM will oversee requirements and services part of the contract that could be worth billions of dollars.

Tags: management , contracting , workforce , GSA , OPM , Katherine Archuleta , Joseph Kennedy , training , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 03:55am EDT
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GSA plans $70M effort to consolidate agency office space nationwide

The General Services Administration is spending nearly $70 million on a major effort to consolidate federal-agency office space nationwide, the agency announced Monday. GSA has plans to continue or start renovations on 19 federally owned buildings across the country.

Tags: GSA , federal buildings , Jack Moore

Monday - 04/21/2014, 01:47pm EDT
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