Every year the federal government spends more than $1 billion to ensure that we have the critical equipment to do our jobs. 80 percent of that is spent on the same equipment from the same companies across thousands of contracts, with little visibility from one agency to the next as to what price is being… Read more »
The IT COST Commission report outlines recommendations that could save at least $5.8 billion in taxpayer dollars across Federal Agencies. Those billions could be applied to innovation and a more technologically savvy public sector.
The Alliant & Alliant Small Business Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) have been a remarkable success for our customers, for our industry partners, and for GSA. Over the last eight years, more than 60 federal agencies have awarded over $36 billion in work to Alliant & Alliant SB partners. Alliant has also taught us the importance… Read more »
In July, GSA unified 11 Regional Network Service programs and one program office into a single national Network Services program.
Our road to EIS has been a collaborative, open, and transparent journey, and we’re almost there. We want to be sure you’re aware of the next steps and when you can expect each one.
Open source offers agencies not only additional technological capabilities – like greater scalability, storage and speed – but also cost-savings and security enhancements. But making this transition can be overwhelming.
We heard from procurement leaders across government that price variability on Schedules was a problem, and similar concerns were raised in an extensive OIG audit. We agree with these concerns, which is why we have been working for the past three years to fundamentally transform the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) program.
Given the wide range of activities, and agencies’ desire for Health IT accessibility, the government is in an optimal position to improve healthcare and reduce costs through the secure use of information technology–making Health IT a valuable and strategic market for GSA.
Poor asset utilization is simply the failure to extract the maximum possible value out of your assets. For governments with large fleets, utilization issues almost invariably trace back to decision makers not having access to information on the status of their vehicles — including what assets they have, their location, their availability, and whether they… Read more »
Note: This is a guest blog post by Amando E. Gavino Jr., Director, Office of Network Services, ITS/FAS/GSA. He is responsible for a portfolio of acquisition vehicles that provide government agencies with a diverse set of telecommunications solutions, including Networx, Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS), SATCOM, Enterprise Mobility, Connections II, and the Federal Relay Service. On… Read more »