Miscellaneous

Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Summary: OSTP looks back on progress make in open-data initiatives over the past year, and goals for the coming year.

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Photo Caption: President Obama with Chief Technology Officer team members Ryan Panchadsaram and Corinna Zarek, and U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott viewing Analytics.usa.gov Editor’s Note: This blog was originally on the White House Blog. Today, students are able to compare...
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GSA-DHA Health IT Partnership

GSA-DHA Health IT Partnership

Photo Caption: Assistant Commissioner of Integrated Technology Services Mary Davie with Defense Health Agency's Component Acquisition Executive Michael O’Bar

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Recently, General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) and the Defense Health Agency (DHA) entered into a strategic seven-year partnership representing an estimated $5.4 billion in spend for critical Health IT services and solutions. Through this partnership, DHA will direct...
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African American History Month: How Our Nation’s Courthouses Played a Role in the Civil Rights Movement

African American History Month: How Our Nation’s Courthouses Played a Role in the Civil Rights Movement

Three Southern Courthouses Named as National Historic Landmarks for their role in Civil Rights Movement

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During February, in commemoration of African American History Month, the General Services Administration (GSA) is taking a look back at the historic sites that played a prominent role in the Civil Rights Movement. In 2015, The Fifth Circuit Court of...
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Making Your Agency Apps Secure

Making Your Agency Apps Secure

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Editor’s Note: This blog originally appeared on DigitalGov’s Blog. It’s Saturday night: Do you know what your mobile app is doing? Securing your mobile device is hard (no matter what day of the week). And there are numerous threats that...
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GSA’s Latest Hit Video Highlights FAR Changes

GSA’s Latest Hit Video Highlights FAR Changes

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General Services Administration’s (GSA) new video series highlighting changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is proving to be a big hit with procurement professionals government-wide. Just a few weeks after it was released, the first “FAN In A Minute”  has...
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New U.S. Digital Registry Authenticates Official Public Service Accounts

New U.S. Digital Registry Authenticates Official Public Service Accounts

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Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on the General Services Administration’s Medium page. Whether for voter registration, health services or questions about taxes, trusting what and who you engage with online is critical. We’d like to introduce to you a new...
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Introducing New MAS Transformation Lead: Judith Zawatsky

Introducing New MAS Transformation Lead: Judith Zawatsky

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2016 is shaping up to be another busy year for GSA and FAS. Budgets remain tight across the federal government and agencies rely on us to help them find the savings they need to serve the American people efficiently and...
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Federal Workforce On Duty During Winter Storm

Federal Workforce On Duty During Winter Storm

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Last week’s winter storm pummelled the East Coast of the United States, leaving as much as 30 inches of snow across the region. Despite federal buildings being closed due to impassable roads and suspended mass transit, U.S. General Service Administration...
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Meet the Newest Presidential Innovation Fellows

Meet the Newest Presidential Innovation Fellows

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Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on the White House Blog. “My hope is this continues to encourage a culture of public service among our innovators, and tech entrepreneurs, so that we can keep building a government that’s as...
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