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Courts, GSA Collaborate to Improve Service, Cut Costs

Courts, GSA Collaborate to Improve Service, Cut Costs

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Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally posted on the United States Court page here. The federal courts and the General Services Administration are moving forward with an “unprecedented collaboration” to improve property management services, in some cases in a...
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Budgeting for Federal Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

Budgeting for Federal Infrastructure and Cybersecurity

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On February 9, President Obama submitted to Congress a fiscal year 2017 budget request that reflects his commitment to making investments in federal infrastructure and transforming how the government manages cybersecurity through the proposal of a $3.1 billion Information Technology...
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GSA To Bring Solar Energy Federal Buildings DC

GSA To Bring Solar Energy Federal Buildings DC

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What can $0.04 per KWh get you? Approximately $5 million in utility costs savings. As part of the White House Capital Solar Challenge, GSA announced today that it has awarded a contract to design, construct and operate solar energy systems...
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Scaling Implementation of Shared Services

Scaling Implementation of Shared Services

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Editor‘s Note: The following post originally ran on the White House Blog. Read the original post here. Since 2009, the Administration has advanced successful initiatives to increase the efficiency of Federal Government operations and allow agencies to free up resources and better focus...
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President Obama Awards Three GSA Execs

President Obama Awards Three GSA Execs

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This is the 30th anniversary of Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) a celebration to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees. This week, we are showcasing the accomplishments and recognize...
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GSA Launches New Supply Chain GHG Emissions Reporting Pilot

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In support of President Obama’s newly released Executive Order on federal sustainability, GSA Acting Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced a new pilot program to encourage GSA vendors and contractors to publicly disclose their corporate-wide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and set targets...
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Forest Service Uses GSA’s Total Workplace to Create Wide Open Workspaces

Forest Service Uses GSA’s Total Workplace to Create Wide Open Workspaces

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The U.S. Forest Service (part of the Department of Agriculture) recently reconfigured the workspaces at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. with help from GSA’s Total Workplace team. Mina Wright’s team in the National Capitol Region (Stephanie Leedom and Niel Mahimtura) used Total...
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Usage Jumps 1000% as Agencies Save With GSA’s Reverse Auction Tool

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Customizable Platform Delivers Savings on Commonly Purchased Goods and Simple Services Over the past year, GSA’s government-developed and managed reverse auction platform (ReverseAuctions.gsa.gov) has seen amazing growth, with usage surging over 1000 percent from the first quarter of FY14 compared...
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