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Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

Open Data: Empowering Americans to Make Data-Driven Decisions

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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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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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The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

The IAE Common Services Platform Achieves ATO Approval

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GSA’s Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Common Services Platform (CSP) recently passed a rigorous security assessment and operational check and has received its Authorization to Operate (ATO). This is very important as the ATO ensures security for future users of the CSP...
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GSA.gov Refreshed with Eye Toward Mobile Users

GSA.gov Refreshed with Eye Toward Mobile Users

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GSA unveiled a refreshed GSA.gov website today with a more crisp design layout, improved usability, and features geared more toward mobile users. Increasingly, website traffic is coming from mobile users. With this in mind, GSA unveiled a newly refreshed GSA.gov...
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The First .gov Domains Hardcoded Into Your Browser as All-HTTPS

The First .gov Domains Hardcoded Into Your Browser as All-HTTPS

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Every .gov website, no matter how small, should give its visitors a secure, private connection. Plain HTTP (http://) connections are neither secure nor private, and can be easily intercepted and impersonated. In today’s web browsers, the best and easiest way...
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Tech Tuesday Part 1: Improving Acquisition with Technology at GSA

Tech Tuesday Part 1: Improving Acquisition with Technology at GSA

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To read part 2 of the blog click here. When you hear the words “easy” and “assist,” federal purchasing and technology do not immediately come to mind, but we are working hard to change that perception. As Thomas Sharpe, the...
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Our Guiding Principles – Open, Innovative and Intuitive solutions

Our Guiding Principles – Open, Innovative and Intuitive solutions

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GSA has a long tradition of leading the Federal Government in Information Technology Thought Leadership. We were the first agency to provide access to the internet from every desktop in the mid 90s, the first to move to the Cloud...
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Cloud Conversion Saves GSA Millions

Cloud Conversion Saves GSA Millions

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It’s been just over a year since GSA transitioned to Google’s cloud-based email platform, and to date the agency has realized a cost saving of $2 million dollars. As the first large federal agency to adopt cloud-based email, GSA is...
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