GSA Makes Recommendations for IT Cost, Transparency Management

Jeff Brody

The General Services Administration’s Office of Government-wide Policy has released recommendations regarding a framework designed to help agencies manage information technology expenses.

OGP partnered with the Office of Management and Budget to gather industry input on how to boost IT spending transparency and better implement the Technology Business Management framework, GSA said Monday in a FedBizOpps notice.

The effort identified a variety of tools that may work to support IT management transparency. These tools include data science technologies such as robotic process automation, artificial intelligence and natural language processing, in addition to financial management approaches.

In addition, the agencies discovered the significance of scalability to address changes over time and recommend the use of the IT Schedule 70 vehicle. OMB and GSA will also establish a dedicated task order review board to streamline IT procurement and guide agencies in TBM implementation.

You may also be interested in...

NEXT-C Johns Hopkins APL photo

Johns Hopkins APL Helps Equip DART Spacecraft With NASA-Made Propulsion Tech

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has incorporated a propulsion technology built by NASA into a spacecraft designed to support the agency's demonstration of its first planetary defense capability.


CompTIA Receives DoD OK for Penetration Testing Certification

The Department of Defense has approved a CompTIA certification exam designed to measure cybersecurity skills necessary to conduct penetration testing and manage vulnerabilities in an information technology system.

50W Ka-band BUC

Gilat Subsidiary to Deliver Ka-Band Block Upconverter for Military Comms Program

Gilat Satellite Networks' Wavestream subsidiary has secured a delivery order of an undisclosed sum to provide a high-power 50-watt Ka-band block upconverter in support of a U.S. military communications program.