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Sharpe sets 10 priorities to assure success at FAS

Tom Sharpe, the commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, is focusing on 10 areas to make the organization more responsive and efficient. Sharpe also plans to meet with vendors and employees to improve their satisfaction with FAS.

Tags: acquisition , GSA , Tom Sharpe , Acquisition Excellence Conference , industry , strategic sourcing , Jason Miller , FSA

Friday - 03/22/2013, 05:32am EDT
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GSA in desperate need of funds to repair federal buildings

For the third year in a row, Congress is unlikely to give GSA enough money to repair and maintain federal buildings. Acting GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini told House lawmakers Tuesday that the government isn't spending the 2-to-4 percent industry average to keep buildings operating well.

Tags: management , GSA , DHS , federal property management , House Appropriations Committee , Freeze the Footprint , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 05:33am EDT
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OMB delaying budget passback guidance, creating uncertainty

The White House typically gives agencies both funding and policy updates for the upcoming budget request by Thanksgiving. This year OMB decided to hold off on passback guidance because of the current fiscal negotiations with Congress. Several senior agency officials said this lag will compress the timeline to respond to the information and require them to prepare for something that may never happen.

Tags: management , budget , technology , OMB , Jim Capretta , Ethics and Public Policy Center , GSA , sequestration , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:37am EST
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GSA's Tangherlini sets new priorities as part of reform efforts

In a memo to employees, the acting administrator signals he's in for the long term by outlining six areas to focus on in 2013 and beyond.

Tags: management , GSA , Shakeup at GSA , workforce , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 05:10am EST

GSA challenges real estate developers with a 'once-in-a-several-lifetimes' opportunity

The General Services Administration issued two requests for information earlier this month to redevelop the FBI headquarters building and the area of Washington known as Federal Triangle South. Acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini said he's willing to entertain any and all ideas for saving the government money, making the buildings more efficient and helping to transform the neighborhoods.

Tags: management , real estate , GSA , Darian LeBlanc , Cassidy Turley , D.C. Building Industry Association , Energy , FAA , Federal Triangle South , FBI , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/21/2012, 05:19am EST

GSA further details plans to consolidate back-office functions

The agency issued an RFQ on the MOBIS schedule for assistance in reducing the duplication and increasing efficiency across the CFO, CIO, CPO and Administrative Services offices. The solicitation follows acting Administrator Dan Tangherlini's top-to-bottom review of GSA's administrative functions.

Tags: contracting , acquisition , GSA , Jason Miller

Monday - 12/10/2012, 03:53pm EST
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After Sandy, feds deploy all-hands-on-deck approach

After superstorm Sandy, the government is putting all hands on deck response to the storm, providing on-the-ground assistance, federal funding and coordinating rescue and clean-up efforts.

Tags: FEMA , GSA , Sandy , DHS , Craig Fugate , Janet Napolitano , Transportation , Ray Lahood , Julius Genachowski , FCC , EPA , Energy Department , management , U.S. Coast Guard , DoD , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 04:24pm EDT

Lawmakers upset over new revelations of GSA spending

Lawmakers on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee are upset over new disclosures about spending at the General Services Administration. Reps. John Mica (R-Fla.), the committee chairman, and Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) held a press conference Thursday to reveal details from an internal GSA investigation that revealed one of the agency's division spent more than $268,000 on a one-day November 2010 conference in Washington, D.C.

Tags: GSA , conference spending , Shakeup at GSA , Jeff Denham , Jack Moore

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 03:38pm EDT
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'Hunt' for cost-cutting ideas at GSA nets $5M in savings

The General Services Administration announced it will five cost-saving ideas generated by GSA employees. The ideas will save the agency more than $5.53 million and include phasing out a redundant employee survey and changing the default settings on printers.

Tags: GSA , management , best practices , SAVE Awards , Jack Moore

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 03:27pm EDT

GSA picks DoD installations chief Robyn to head Public Buildings Service

Dorothy Robyn, who for the last three years has overseen the Defense Department's military facilities and buildings, has been named to head the General Services Administration's embattled Public Buildings Service.

Tags: GSA , DoD , Dorothy Robyn , Shakeup at GSA , Public Buildings Service , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 07:37pm EDT
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