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Contracting officer to join GSA's newest technology service

As 18F settles into its new home as part of the General Services Administration's Technology Transformation Service, or TTS, the innovation team is preparing for a new contracting officer.

GSA launches Technology Transformation Service to focus on agile, user-centered technology

The General Services Administration is creating a new arm, the Technology Transformation Service, to help federal agencies "build, buy and share user-centered and emerging technology solutions," GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth said in a Tuesday blog post.

GSA negotiates federal terms of service with Pinterest

Federal agencies can join the legion of amateur cooks and interior designers in posting photos to Pinterest now that the social media site has added federally friendly terms of service, the General Services Administration  announced  Jan. 8.

GSA shuts down apps.gov

The General Services Administration has closed an online storefront for software-as-a-service closely associated with former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. The online store, apps.gov, was shut down "in an effort to provide streamlined customer service," GSA said in a statement, using language not dissimilar from its September 2009 announcement of the storefront's creation.

E-gov persists as separate fund; OMB gets $5 million for shared services development

Various efforts by the Office of Management and Budget and General Services Administration to boost the White House information technology agenda will continue to receive funding this fiscal year