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August 2016

  • GSA Economic Catalyst Spotlight - Baltimore

    | GSA Blog Team
    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently partnered with Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Nate Loewentheil, head of the President’s Task Force for Baltimore and senior adviso...
  • Sign up for the Technology Industry Day

    | GSA Blog Team
    The General Services Administration (GSA) is known for managing federal real estate and leveraging the government’s buying power to get the best deal for taxpayers, but it also drives and leads techno...
  • Employee outreach program connects agency work to community impact

    | Sally Mayberry, Rocky Mountain Region public affairs
    GSA’s impact is broad and deep across the country. It’s so broad that sometimes it’s difficult to connect the dots and to understand how exactly the agency and the work of our nearly 12,000 employees...
  • FedRAMP JAB Prioritization: Help Us Shape Who Works with the JAB

    | Matt Goodrich, FedRAMP Director
    When building any program, a key focus in initial growth is to ensure that you have a broad selection of services or products customers can use. This is exactly how the Program Management Office (PMO)...
  • GSA receives Federal Green Challenge awards from EPA

    | Sylvia L. Hernandez, regional administrator, Greater Southwest Region
    GSA’s Greater Southwest Region continues to succeed in our efforts to become a more sustainable and energy efficient government. In fact, I recently participated in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) awards ceremony for this year’s...
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    New FedRAMP Marketplace Dashboard

    | Matt Goodrich , FedRAMP Director
    We’re incredibly excited to announce the launch of the new FedRAMP Marketplace dashboard! It’s loaded with all sorts of ways for you to see how everyone is participating with FedRAMP! When we launched...
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    Securing Technology Collaboratively Across Government

    | Denise Turner Roth, Administrator
    Editor’s note: This Op-Ed originally appeared for the Journal of African-American Innovation (13th Annual National Black Business Month Edition).The mission of the General Services Administration (GSA...
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    A fresh approach to optimizing federal data centers

    | Dominic Sale, Office of Government-wide Policy, GSA
    Last week, we announced that GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP) will serve as the Managing Partner for OMB’s Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) to help federal agencies implement the...
  • The next step in getting vendors into FedRAMP

    | Matt Goodrich, FedRAMP director
    As part of the FedRAMP Accelerated process, GSA is releasing the FedRAMP Readiness Assessment Report (RAR) Template, which is essentially a pre-audit, enabling cloud providers to demonstrate their rea...
  • Land Ports of Entry: the gateways to our country

    | Jessica Boisclair, communications specialist, GSA New England Region
    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), alongside U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), has worked hard to ensure that the Land Ports of Entry (LPOE) throughout the New England Region are secure places to process both pedestrian and...