Posts Tagged: RFI

NASA: 400 Ideas Submitted for Asteroid Capture, Study Efforts

NASA received more than 400 ideas in response to a June request for information that sought methods on how to identify, capture and re-locate asteroids near Earth for studies. Industry, universities, international organizations and individual citizens responded to the RFI that also asked for ideas on how to leverage partnerships, crowdsourcing and citizen science for… Read more »

GSA Calls for Car Sharing Services Ideas

The General Services Administration is seeking information from industry on how to implement car sharing as an alternative transportation service. GSA issued a request for information Tuesday that asks interested vendors to answer a market research questionnaire on the idea with a due date of Nov. 15. Vendors are also invited to an industry day… Read more »

GSA Seeks Feedback, Data on Green Building Standards

The General Services Administration is seeking information on new building technologies for a Public Buildings Service initiative aimed at building more environmentally-friendly federal buildings. A GSA request for information posted Monday asks private businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and other interested parties to submit building technologies data for the agency’s Green Proving Ground program. Under… Read more »

Government standards support federal vendors in metropolitan DC and the nation

Government standards support federal vendors in metropolitan DC and the nation, Washington DC Government Business Examiner About one-third of metropolitan Washington DC’s economy is involved in or related to the federal government. Generally, the Nation’s Capital and surrounding suburbs are comprised of the following business sectors: Biotech – Washington DC is a biotechnology magnet, which… Read more »

How cell phones, Twitter and Facebook make history

From the Government Business Examiner by Donna L. Quesinberry When performing a search on Clay Shirky (an adjunct professor in NYU’s graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program [ITP]), the result is no less than 20 pages of factoids, videos, articles, blogs, etc. Mr. Shirky’s understanding of the interrelated effects of social and technological network topology and how… Read more »