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September 2016

  • GSA and Dun & Bradstreet renegotiate contract to increase data availability and transparency

    | Kevin Youel Page, acting assistant commissioner, GSA’s Integrated Award Environment
    Since the 2014 implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act), the nation’s first open data law, federal agencies have been busy focusing on ways to make data even more t...
  • GSA's green investments build results

    | Kevin Kampschroer, GSA sustainability officer
    In 2009, the Obama Administration signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which provided $787 billion to save and create jobs, in part by modernizing infrastructure and inve...
  • Six Emerging Building Technologies Selected for Evaluation by the Green Proving Ground Program

    | Kevin Powell, Green Proving Ground Program Director, Public Buildings Service
    Yesterday, GSA and DOE asked for this year’s innovative technologies to improve federal and commercial buildings in the GSA Blog. Today, the Green Proving Ground program is excited to announce six tec...
  • GSA and DOE Call for Innovative Technologies to Improve Federal and Commercial Buildings

    | Kevin Powell, Green Proving Ground Program Director, Public Buildings Service
    Following a successful inaugural joint GSA/DOE RFI in FY2016, GSA’s Green Proving Ground (GPG) program is again hosting this year’s annual Request for Information in partnership with the DOE’s High Im...
  • Cedar Rapids Courthouse project recognized at yearly awards

    | Tanya Roman, public affairs officer, Heartland Region
    Every year the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) takes time to recognize the exceptional work of the employees who work tirelessly to produce federal buildings that are built to stand the test of time. This year, the Heartland Region was...
  • Celebrating 10,000 Acquisition Gateway Users!

    | Tom Sharpe, Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service
    Congratulations everyone – as of today,  GSA’s Acquisition Gateway is now 10,000 strong!  Thank you from all of us at the Federal Acquisition Service. We truly appreciate each person who has registere...
  • GSA builds strong customer relationships through the Federal Executive Board

    | Sylvia Hernandez, regional administrator, Greater Southwest Region
    Communication and coordination among federal agencies is essential in today’s ever changing world. That’s why Federal Executive Boards (FEB) are more relevant than ever and why I am honored to serve a...
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    Creative federal projects celebrated during GSA design awards

    | GSA Blog Team
    Federal buildings are more than just brick and mortar symbols of the government. They act as economic catalysts in communities across the nation, providing jobs, vitality and public space for the Amer...
  • Another year, another leap forward for prize competitions

    | Eric Beidel, communications specialist
    Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the Digital Gov Blog. ...
  • How we’re using data to help us make better decisions

    | David Shive, Chief Information Officer
    This week marks a special anniversary for GSA as we celebrate our Data-to-Decision (D2D) platform since its launch in the fall of 2015. D2D is GSA’s data management platform that collects, manages, and analyzes complex data to enable data-driven...