The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 8, 2021
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose speaks with former GAO Managing Director for Strategic Issues Chris Mihm, Managing Director at cybersecurity firm Venable Ari Schwartz, and former GSA Administrator Emily Murphy.
GSA Administrator Murphy asks for resignations of political appointees
During a virtual townhall, Emily Murphy asked for the resignation of all GSA Schedule C political appointees in response to the politically charged mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol.
Breaking the cycle: Modernizing the federal payroll systems
In an exclusive op-ed, GSA Administrator Emily Murphy explains how NewPay is breaking the cycle of using separate, stand-alone legacy payroll systems that have outgrown the federal government’s changing needs.
DEOS re-awarded to GDIT at a discount after prolonged procurement battle
The now-$4.4 billion contract was originally awarded to General Dynamics IT in August 2019, before two Perspecta protests sent GSA and DOD back to the drawing board.
GSA, Pentagon drone solicitation aims to bring performance-based contracting back
ASTRO establishes 10 contracts for drone services FEDSIM and approved contracting officers can use.
Bob DeLuca takes interim leadership of GSA’s TTS as Cheriyan leaves
DeLuca had hardly been on the job as deputy CIO at FDIC for a week before his former employer swooped in asking him to lead TTS in the interim.