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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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Mobility Keeps Government Working During National Emergencies

Mobility Keeps Government Working During National Emergencies

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Shortly after Hurricane Sandy knocked out the power at his home in Westchester County, Milton Gomez did something that most of his neighbors could not — he went to work. Instead of risking the trek to the office, with roads...
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GSA Steps Up In Response to Hurricane

GSA Steps Up In Response to Hurricane

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GSA’s role in supporting its government partners is never more important than in an emergency.  This week, Hurricane Sandy brought heavy rains, major flooding, and damaging winds to the Northeast, parts of the Mid-Atlantic, and even the Midwest. As a...
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Telework Works for Government

Telework Works for Government

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The 21st century workplace is becoming more about how we work, not where we work. The workplace used to be based around hierarchical and controlled assembly lines; it is now characterized as collaborative, flexible, and mobile. Managers used to be...
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GSA is in the Cloud

GSA is in the Cloud

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It’s official!  The U.S. General Services Administration is the first federal agency to successfully migrate its employees to a cloud-based email service using Google Apps for Government.  GSA’s successful transition is the first step in our effort to provide cloud...
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Flag Day Marks 15 Years of Innovation at GSA

Flag Day Marks 15 Years of Innovation at GSA

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On Tuesday, June 14th, the nation observed Flag Day, and this year’s holiday marked the 15th anniversary of a remarkable milestone here at GSA.  On June 14th, 1996, GSA reached its goal of giving each of its employees access to...
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Flexible Workplaces

Flexible Workplaces

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More and more employers and employees are realizing that work is what we do, not where we do it.  At GSA, we are a firm believer in this concept.  So last week in San Francisco, I participated in a roundtable...
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