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GSA Chief Emily Murphy Moves to Make Federal Resources Available to Biden Transition Team

Emily Murphy Administrator GSA

The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden through a letter that GSA will now make federal resources and services available to help facilitate the presidential transition, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. In an ascertainment letter obtained by the publication, GSA Administrator Emily Murphy said the agency will provide $6.3M in government funds to help the Biden transition team implement the provisions of the Presidential Transition Act of 1963.

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Report: GSA Finalizes Transportation Service Contract Awards to Uber, Lyft

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The General Services Administration has finalized the award of a potential $810M governmentwide transportation contract to Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) and Lyft, Reuters reported Monday. Both companies can start offering ride-hail services to federal employees and contractors nationwide under the five-year deal.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Katie Arrington Talks Possible CMMC Changes; CISA Director Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration; White House Drops OPM-GSA Merger Plan; Sandeep Kalra Becomes Persistent Systems CEO; Roger Krone on Leidos Third Quarter Results

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Sandeep Kalra Promoted to Persistent Systems CEO Persistent Systems has promoted Sandeep Kalra, an experienced leader in the software services industry, as CEO to lead the company’s strategic growth and services, the company announced Monday. “We are looking forward to the next …

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Keith Nakasone Details Inclusion of CMMC Requirements in GSA Contract Vehicles

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst. Commissioner GSA Office of IT Category

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition in the General Services Administration's Office of IT Category, has clarified in a video interview that GSA will apply the Department of Defense's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements into new governmentwide acquisition contract vehicles at the order level.

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SPA Wins GSA OASIS Contract to Provide Engineering Services; William Vantine Quoted

William Vantine President

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been awarded a multiyear General Services Administration's (GSA) One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) contract. “This OASIS award will provide increased opportunities for our highly educated and talented workforce to deliver our creative and leading edge solutions supporting our national security mission,” said Dr. William Vantine, president and CEO of SPA. 

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GSA Names Trent Benishek as General Counsel; Emily Murphy Quoted

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has appointed Trent Benishek as general counsel, where he will supervise the agency’s Office of General Counsel. The counsel has 137 attorneys nationwide, and serve as the chief legal advisor to the GSA administrator. I am thrilled Trent has joined GSA as our general counsel, as his experience and leadership bring great value to our agency,” said Emily Murphy

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SAIC to Advance Warfighter C2 Tech Support Under $878M GSA Task Order; Michael LaRouche Quoted

Michael LaRouche EVP SAIC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 26, 2020 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide technical support services for the U.S. military's integrated multidomain command and control system under a potential $878M task order from the General Services Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 6.

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Keith Nakasone: GSA to Continue Adding Cyber Requirements Into GWACs

Keith Nakasone Deputy Asst Commissioner GSA

Keith Nakasone, deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition within the General Services Administration’s office of information technology category, said GSA will continue to integrate cybersecurity requirements into governmentwide acquisition contracts to help ensure the security of sensitive data, FedScoop reported Wednesday.

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